Akseli Gallen-Kallela / portrait of G.A. Serlachius
Akseli Gallen-Kallela / portrait of Gustav Mahler
Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Vengeance of Joukahainen, sketch, 1897, gouache on paper. Young Joukahainen is about to go and kill Väinämöinen to take revenge for his defeat in a singing contest and also to retaliate that his sister Aino drowned herself, because she didn’t want to marry Väinämöinen. Joukahainen’s mother is trying to persuade him out of murdering Väinämöinen.
Akseli Gallen-Kallela aprilie 1865 - 7 martie pictor şi grafician finlandez - Portrait Of Sissi Serlachius
Akseli Gallen-Kallela / Symposion/ Oil on canvas 1894 / sketch
Akseli Gallen-Kallela (26 April 1865 – 7 March 1931) was a Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic (illustration, below). His work is considered very important for the Finnish national identity. He changed his name from Gallen to Gallen-Kallela in 1907.