lunes, 1 de agosto de 2016


Christa Zaat

Albert Gustaf Aristides Edelfelt (Finnish painter) 1854 - 1905
In the Outer Archipelago, 1898
oil on canvas
86 x 146 cm.
Ateneum Art Museum (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Edelfelt was one of the first Finnish artists to achieve international fame. He enjoyed considerable success in Paris and was one of the founders of the Realist art movement in Finland. He influenced several younger Finnish painters and helped fellow Finnish artists such as Akseli Gallen-Kallela to make their breakthrough in Paris. Among his students was Leon Bakst.

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