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The Last Snow. 1898

Purvitis Vilhelms,
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.

Author's Biography

Purvitis Vilhelms

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).

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