August Pulst (1889 – 1977)

Pulst, August (1889 – 1977). Park Roses. (1976)

August Pulst studied at Tori, and received a special education at the Riga Art School under the guidance of V. Purvītis, where he received the profession of “Drawing Teacher”.
After graduation, he began to actively promote art together with the Estonian Society for Education and Aid. The first paintings began to participate in exhibitions while studying.
Due to the outbreak of World War I, A. Pulst was forced to leave Latvia and move to Tallinn, where he began working as a decorator at the Estonia Theater. The main direction of A. Pulst is impressionism in oils, but from 1920 he began to use watercolors as well. As a motive, the artist chose the labor of the villagers, nature and urban landscapes.
Pulst has been a member of the Central Association of Visual Artists of Estonia since its foundation, as well as the Union of Artists of the USSR.
Received the main glory in the second half of the century. Pulst took part in many exhibitions, where he showed his works in watercolor. Then his main focus was Tallinn views in blue and red colors.
Most of August Pulst’s works are kept in the Estonian Art Museum and private collections. But the online sale of paintings by an Estonian artist is presented in the Rios Art Gallery.