(1901 - 1951)
Andreas Krystallis was active/lived in Greece, France, Turkey. Andreas Krystallis is known for lyrical impressionist marine painting.
Biography Andreas Krystallis
Andreas Krystallis was born in Asia Minor, which is now a part of Turkey. After the end of the Turkish War of Independence, he moved to Mytilini on the island of Lesvos. He entered the Royal Greek Navy (now the Greek Navy) and finished his career as did his older brother.
At this time, Andreas wanted to devote himself exclusively to writing, and he moved to Piraeus. He visited Paris in 1928 and lived there for three years, studying at the École de Beaux Arts. He became a painter in oil and watercolor using subjects he had learned from being at sea and painting with lyrical impressionist style.
He returned to Greece and moved to Athens and also lived in Mytilini.
Andreas Krystallis died in Athens in 1951.
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