Aavik, Priidu (1905 – 1991). Ships and Cranes in the Tallinn Ship Repair Factory
Light brown felt-tip pen, paper
44 x 60 cm
Lower right – P.A. 77.a.
One of Priidu Aavik’s favorite subjects was the harbor with ships, cranes, and working people.
Priidu Aavik initial art education has received in A.Lajkmaa’s studio. With 1934-1938 studied at Art School “Pallas”, in N.Triik ‘s studio. Since 1940 is engaged in teaching activity.
It was improved in 1939 in Paris. Since 1938 a member of Art society “Pallas”. With 1944 -1945- director at Tartu Art Institute. Since 1947 -1948 in Tallinn the chairman of Art fund.
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