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Uncle of the artist J. J. Osis.

(1892.20.XI Elgavsky district - 1976.26.VI Riga)

1920. – graduated from business school in Jelgava.

1935. – graduated from the Academy of fine Arts, decorative workshop with the thesis "Port".

1918. – 1920. – studying in private studios in Moscow, St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts.

1924. – 1928. – The Academy of Arts of Latvia, under the guidance of V. Purvitis.

1946. – member of the Art Association of Latvia.


1929. – With J. Rikmanis and V. Kalnrozes.

1948. – Riga.

Wrote real landscapes and genre works. Of special interest about the technology of painting and drawing. Worked as a teacher in Riga 37. school (1923. – 1936.) and Riga deaf and dumb school (1936. – 1946.), in the Riga state gymnasium (1942. – 1946.).

From 1946. he taught at the Riga Art school. Ya Rosental painting and drawing. .

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