A Woman Writing a Letter. Albert Edelfeldt (Finnish, The painting is the epitome of poise, both in its composition and lighting. Light from the sitter’s right spreads delicately over the scene, highlighting the letter being written, the.
Under the Birches Albert Edelfelt (Finnish, Albert Edelfelt had been commissioned by the Russian emperor Alexander III for a painting of the port of Copenhagen. Since 1881 the Imperial family had bought several works by Edelfelt,.