Sam Vanni (1908-1992) was a Finnish painter of Jewish origin. He is considered to be the pioneer of abstract art in Finland. In the 1940s Vanni started to move towards more abstract art. He was especially influenced by French artists like Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard. Sam Vanni was an active painter until his death in 1992. He was awarded by the Pro Finlandia and invited in the Academy of Finland in 1964.
Sam Vanni: Ovi on vielä raollaan, 1982 - Fine Art Prices, Auction Records for Sam Vanni
Sam Vanni 1908-1992 KOMPOSITION. (d) Sign. -67. Gouache 59,5x43,5 cm
1951 Sam Vanni, Finnish painter of Russian Jewish origin 1908 - 1992Sam Vanni - Google Search
Sam Vanni, 1978, litografia, edition 31/75 - Hagelstam A143
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