Artworks in Arcadja3
Some works of Vilhelms PurvitisExtracted between 3 works in the catalog of Arcadja
Auction: Auctionata -Dec 6, 2016 - BerlinLot number: 24
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Vilhelms Purvitis (LATVIAN, 1872-1945)One of the most important Latvian artists of the late 19th and early 20th century, Purvitis frequently painted national landscapes and quickly became known for his snow scenes. Purvitis studied under Arkhip Kuinji at the Imperial Academy of Arts from 1890-1897, graduating with a gold medal. Purvitis achieved international recognition at the Global Exhibition in Paris in 1900, the 8th Munich Secession in 1901, and the 14th International Art Exhibition in Lyon. Purvitis taught at Riga School of Art and the Latvian Academy of Arts. He also held the position of Director of Riga City Art Museum for many years. Purvītis developed his own style as close to Impressionism and Northern Art Nouveau. Purvits created several versions of successful and demanded paintings, some of the variations of Late Snow include – 1891 at the Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia, and 1898, Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Condition:Repaired L shaped tear in center left.