Malakate Brothers

  • Jacob and Frangiskos Malakates were born in the village Ysternia of Tinos during the early years of the Greek Revolution of 1821.
  • Both showed their inclination for art, from an early age, something remarked by their father who was a marble sculptor.
  • Their family moved to Athens in 1835 and established themselves in a marble workshop at the junction of the roads Korais and Stadiou.
  • They managed to save the Parthenon from possible collapse, supporting it technically
  • All their lifetime long, they never stopped creating works of art and rebuilding public and private buildings while their lab was awarded repeatedly.