Oil on canvas
102,5 х 144
State Russian Museum
Пост. в 1923 из МАХ
This canvas combines decoratively generalised and monumental form with fresh impressions from nature.
Purvitis, Vilhelms Georgievich (1872, Jaužos, near Riga — 1945, Bad Nauheim, Germany)
Painter, landscapist. Studied at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1890–1895). Travelled across Western Europe, visited Iceland and Spitsbergen. Director of the Riga School of Art (1909–1916, transformed into the Latvian Academy of Arts in 1919), rector of the Latvian Academy of Arts (1919–1934).