Akseli Gallen Kallela

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Akseli Gallen-Kallela, (1865-1931) - Boulevard In Paris, 1885 - a Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic.

Gallen-Kallela, Akseli (1865-1931) - 1885 Boulevard In Paris

Oil on canvas. Akseli Gallen-Kallela was a Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. His work was considered very important for the Finnish national identity. He changed his name from Gallen to Gallen-Kallela in 1907. Gallen-Kallela was born Axel Waldemar Gallén in Pori, Finland in a Swedish-speaking family. His father Peter Gallén worked as police chief and lawyer. At the age of 11 he was sent to Helsinki to study at a grammar…

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

Akseli Gallen Kallela. Portrait of Jean Sibelius.

Akseli Gallen Kallela. Portrait of Jean Sibelius.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Parisian café, via Flickr.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Parisian café

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Sivusto "Suomalais-ugrilaiset kirjastot". Elävä Kalevala

Sivusto "Suomalais-ugrilaiset kirjastot". Elävä Kalevala

Valokuvia, kaiverruksia, posteria, jotka ovat omistettu karjalais-suomalaiselle Kalavala-eepokselle

Merellä (At sea, 1883) by famous finnish painter Albert Edelfelt.

Merellä (At sea, 1883) by famous finnish painter Albert Edelfelt.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Symposium (1894).

My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck By Lightning

I just bought the paperback edition of this and am looking forward to reading it.

Sivusto "Suomalais-ugrilaiset kirjastot". Elävä Kalevala

Sivusto "Suomalais-ugrilaiset kirjastot". Elävä Kalevala

Valokuvia, kaiverruksia, posteria, jotka ovat omistettu karjalais-suomalaiselle Kalavala-eepokselle

The National Epic of Finland illustrated by Akseli Gallen Kallela

The National Epic of Finland illustrated by Akseli Gallen Kallela

Gallen-Kallela - In The Sauna

GALLEN-KALLELA Akseli – I AM A CHILD

Post su GALLEN-KALLELA Akseli scritto da CantervilleGhost

Gallen Kallela The Aino Triptych - Akseli Gallen-Kallela – Wikipedia

Gallen Kallela The Aino Triptych - Akseli Gallen-Kallela – Wikipedia

Gallen Kallela Kullervos Curse - Akseli Gallen-Kallela – Wikipedia

Gallen Kallela Kullervos Curse - Akseli Gallen-Kallela – Wikipedia