Konstantinos Maleas was a painter. He was born in Istanbul (Turkey) in 1879 and studied in Paris (1901-1907). After graduation he travelled to Egypt and other countries of the Middle East. He and his wife settled in Athens (Greece) in 1917. He was a member of the “Omada Technis” and a close associate of Glinos, Delmouzos and Triantafyllidis. He illustrated the Alphavitari me ton Ilio. He died in Athens in 1928. He is considered to have contributed to the renewal of modern Greek painting.