Thursday, 16 January 2020

Vilhelms Purvitis

Vilhelms Purvitis 1872-1945 was a Latvian landscape painter who when he was 18 he started studying at the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint Petersburg, Russia graduating in 1897 with a grand gold medal. Vilhems then exhibited and traveled across Europe to much acclaim. In 1902 he went to Norway to paint snow scenes which became his passion.

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