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PURVITIS, Vilhelms (1872 - 1945), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PURVITIS, Vilhelms (1872 - 1945), Painter

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Latvian, 20th century, male.

Born 3 March 1872, in Jauzos, Zaubes District; died 14 January 1945, in Bad Nauheim.

Painter. Landscapes.

[not available online]Vilhelms Purvitis trained at the St Petersburg academy of arts. On winning the Prix de Rome in 1897, he travelled throughout Europe. In 1913, he became a member of the St Petersburg Academy. From 1909 to 1916, he was director of the Riga

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