(1916 - 1989)
Theophane Matsoukis was active/lived in Egypt, France. Theophane Matsoukis is known for painting.
Theophane Matsoukis,- Paris 1949
Biography Theophane Matsoukis
Theophane Matsoukis was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1916 in the midst of the first world war and Egypt's conflict with the Ottoman Empire. His family originally came from the Greek Ionian island of Kefalonia. In 1933, at age seventeen, fleeing the strife in Egypt , he established his first studio in Paris ( at the Rue Joseph Bara and later at the Rue de Arras and the Rue du Repos ). In the 1940's he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts du Louvre, and the Sorbonne in Paris.
Active in Paris during the golden years of Paris & European opera, ballet & theatre, Matsoukis studied and was influenced by the set and costume designs of his contemporaries, Benois, Bakst, Gontcharova, and Picasso who were in Paris at the time. He a
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