Tengiz Mirzashvili was born in 1934 in Svanetia region. In 1958 graduated the Academy of Fine Arts in Tbilisi faculty of Theater an Decorative Arts. He was passionate about Georgian landscapes and the history of his country and created series of landscapes and genre paintings. For many years he researched life and art of Niko Pirosmanashvili and published catalogue Pirosmani (I- III). He was one of the founders of E. Akhvlediani Children’s Art Gallery (1968). T. Mirzashvili created several book illustrations. His works are kept in the State Museum of Georgia and the National Gallery in Tbilisi, the Tretiakof Gallery in Moscow as well as private collections. He was buried in Didube Pantheon of Public Figures.
Date of Birth/Death1934-2008Share