'Portrait of the Author Maxim Gorky (1868-193), 1906' Giclee Print - Akseli Gallen-Kallela | Art.com
Portrait of the Author Maxim Gorky (1868-193), 1906 Giclee Print by Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at Art.com. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Gallen-Kallela, Akseli (1865-1931) - 1894 Symposium (Private Collection)
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…
The Violin Concerto - The Dust of Hue
“Caricatures are one of the signs of growing fame.” So speaks a leading Sibelius scholar of this cartoon of the composer, drawn in 1904, the year the Violin Concerto was born. That there are two versions might hint at the shaky start it had, starting with its premiere(s). Sibelius had arranged for the former leader … Continue reading The Violin Concerto