(Latvian, 20th Century)
Acrylic on Canvas
40 x 30 Inches
Signed upper right
A large and dramatic figural work showing a young woman reading from a book to her partner and silhouetted against a red background. A stunning Modernist work by this mid-20th Century San Francisco painter and illustrator. Born in Latvia, Augusts exhibited widely in the Bay area during the 1970's where he was represented by the Vorpal Gallery. He was also a noted book illustrator, including for 'Return to Italy, Goethe's Notebook, 1788' issued in a limited edition in 1970.
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