Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Sunset over Lake Ruovesi, 1915

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Sunset over Lake Ruovesi, 1915

Akseli Gallen-Kallela via the Athenaeum - Spring at Kalela  Fantastiske mytologiske malerier!

Akseli Gallen-Kallela via the Athenaeum - Spring at Kalela Fantastiske mytologiske malerier!

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897.  (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897. (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

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.

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.

Akseli Gallen Kallela

Akseli Gallen Kallela

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 - A Winter Landscape (1917), Peter Nahum at The Leicester Galleries, London, England.

Akseli GALLEN-KALLELA - A Winter Landscape (1917), Peter Nahum at The Leicester Galleries, London, England.

The Athenaeum - The Model (Akseli Gallen-Kallela - )

The Athenaeum - The Model (Akseli Gallen-Kallela - )

Akseli Gallen-Kallela: portrait of his mother

Akseli Gallen-Kallela: portrait of his mother

Gallen-Kallela, Akseli (1865-1931) - 1885 Self-Portrait (Private Collection) by RasMarley, via Flickr

Gallen-Kallela, Akseli (1865-1931) - 1885 Self-Portrait (Private Collection) by RasMarley, via Flickr

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