Akseli Gallen Kallela

Jean Sibelius [born Johan Sibelius] painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela [born Axel Gallén]

Church Girl (1889). Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish, 1865-1931). Oil on canvas. Gallen-Kallela became fascinated with the "Kalevala" epic, a compilation of ancient poetry celebrating the mythic origins of Finland, on which he decided to base his art. By the mid-1890s Gallen-Kallela began to incorporate Symbolist motifs in his work.

Church Girl Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish, Oil on canvas. Gallen-Kallela became fascinated with the ‘Kalevala’ epic, a compilation of ancient poetry celebrating the mythic origins.

Neiet niemien nenissä  Pekka Halonen  oil  1895.

Neiet niemien nenissä Pekka Halonen oil 1895 - The rekko dresses, typical national dresses of Finnish Karelian counties

Akseli Gallén-Kallela,  Windswept Girl, 1893, The Gösta Serlachius Museum of Fine Arts, Mänttä

chasingtailfeathers: Akseli Gallén-Kallela Windswept Girl, 1893 Oil on canvas, 360 x 285 mm The Gösta Serlachius Museum of Fine.

pOIKA JA VARIS / Garçon et Corbeau, 1884 par Akseli Gallen-Kallela / Boy and Crow by Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

Poika ja varis / 1884 par Akseli Gallen-Kallela / Boy and Crow by Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

Albert Edelfelt - Burnt Village / Poltettu Kylä - Close-up - Finland

Albert Edelfelt - Burnt Village / Poltettu Kylä - Close-up - Finland

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