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Hugo Simberg | Symbolist painter


Hugo Gerhard Simberg (24 June 1873 - 12 July 1917) was a Finnish symbolist painter** and graphic artist.
  • Life and career
Simberg was born on 24 June 1873, at Hamina (original Swedish Fredrikshamn), the son of Colonel Nicolai Simberg and Ebba Matilda Simberg (born Widenius). In 1891, at the age of 18, he enrolled at the Drawing School of the Viipuri Friends of Art, and he also studied at the Drawing School of the Finnish Art Association (fi) from 1893-1895, but in 1895 he decided to become the private pupil of Akseli Gallen-Kallela at his wilderness studio Kalela in Ruovesi. He studied under Gallen-Kallela for three periods between 1895-1897.

The Wounded Angel, 1903


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Hjalmar Munsterhjelm (1840-1905)



Magnus Hjalmar Munsterhjelm (19 October 1840, Tuulos - 2 April 1905, Helsinki) was a Swedish-Finnish landscape painter.
He studied in Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe under Hans Gude in the early 1860s.
He painted landscapes "influenced by the romantic notions of the Düsseldorf school, while also evincing new, more realistic impulses".
His landscape "October Evening in the Archipelago after First Snow, 1883" was purchased by Alexander III in 1885; the painting is now in the Ateneum Art Museum.


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Albert Edelfelt | Realist / Plein air painter



From promising young Finnish painter to European celebrity, Albert Edelfelt was Finland’s first cosmopolitan art icon. His work was admired by, among many others, Vincent van Gogh. Declining a professorship at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, Edelfelt’s greatest passions were the Parisian lifestyle and summers spent in his native country.