NICHOLAS XYDIAS - TYPALDOS
He was born in 1828 or 1829 in Lixouri.
He studied in Rome and in Paris, and travelled and painted in Italy, St Petersburg and London. He exhibited his paintings both abroad and in Greece.
In 1890 he received a gold medal for the portraits he exhibited in Parnassos.
His works can be found in both public and private collections in Greece. His main interest lay in portraits, still life and ethnology.
He is considered to be the main exponent of psychological portraiture of the 19th century.
He died in 1909 in Athens.