Born on January 26, 1879 and died
on September 13, 1909 in Riga. Painter. Studies at V. Blum's School
for Drawing and Painting (1896-1899) and, a short period, at Stiglitz's
School in St. Petersburg (1902). Painter of expressive landscapes
and portraits in oil. The first paintings were in the style of plein(??)-air
Realism and Impressionism and under the influence of V. Purvitis.
By 1904-1995(???), he arrived at greater generalization, color intensity
and paid special attention to texture, impasto, and pattern-like brush
stroke, which made his paintings akin to the Postimpressionist manner.
Publications of graphic art pieces and essays on art in periodicals;
author of stage-design projects.
|Landscape. Oil on canvas. 55 x 75 cm|
|Roofs. Study. Oil on cardboard. 30 x 25 cm|
|Birch Trees. 1906. Oil on cardboard. 34 x 25,8 cm|
|Autumn. Oil on canvas. 26,5 x 33 cm|
|Portrait of P.Gruzna. ca1908. Oil, pastel, tempera, canvas.|
|Study. ca 1907. Oil on canvas. 18 x 24,5 cm|
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