The Lovers, Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Finnish (1865 - 1931)

The Lovers, Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Finnish (1865 - 1931)

The Boat's Lament  Akseli Gallen-Kallela

The Boat's Lament Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Lake Keitel, 1905

Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Lake Keitel, 1905

Akseli Gallen-Kallela:  Snötackta klippor, Kalela (1901)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela: Snötackta klippor, Kalela (1901)

Akseli Gallen Kallela painting of Imatra

Akseli Gallen Kallela painting of Imatra

Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Akseli Gallen-Kallela

AKSELI GALLEN-KALLELA  A Winter Landscape (1887)

AKSELI GALLEN-KALLELA A Winter Landscape (1887)

Akseli Gallén-Kallela (1865-1931)

Akseli Gallén-Kallela (1865-1931)

The 'Maid of Death' (Tuonen piika) ferrying the dead across the River Tuoni into Tuonela, the Finnish Underworld. Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Tuonelan joella'. Notice the swan in the background. An enigmatic, semi-divine creature, the Swan of Tuonela swims around the island of Tuoni, perpetually singing.

The 'Maid of Death' (Tuonen piika) ferrying the dead across the River Tuoni into Tuonela, the Finnish Underworld. Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Tuonelan joella'. Notice the swan in the background. An enigmatic, semi-divine creature, the Swan of Tuonela swims around the island of Tuoni, perpetually singing.

finnish painters Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Albert Edelfelt painting in the snow - 1893 .

finnish painters Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Albert Edelfelt painting in the snow - 1893 .

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