Still life with tulips
1888 - 1981
Place and Date of Production:
oil on canvas
70 х 75 cm.
Augusts Zauers was the painter and the teacher. He finished school in
Valgundes, in 1907-1910 he visited J.Rosental's studio and studied at
Murmansk evening high school; in 1913 he finished the Riga city school
of arts, V.Purvish, J.Rozental and B.Borgert. In 1915 he arrived in
Moscow and worked at part-time job. In 1918-1920 he studied art
workshops of the Moscow university, I.Mashkov. In 1920 he moved to
Tashkent, he worked as the teacher at Tashkent school of arts and later
in 1920-1921 he administered the Tashkent central workshop of arts. In
1921 he returned to Riga and till 1948 he worked as the teacher. He also
administered over the studio. He had taken part in exhibitions since
1950. He painted portraits.