Akseli Gallen-Kallela
1865-1931
Akseli Gallen-Kallela (26 April 1865 – 7 March 1931) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic (illustration, below). His work was considered very important for the Finnish national identity. He changed his name from Gallen to Gallen-Kallela in 1907.
Boy and Crow - Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Boy and Crow
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Parisienne - Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Parisienne
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
The Defense of the Sampo - Akseli Gallen-Kallela
The Defense of the Sampo
Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Kilimanjaro at Sunset - Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Kilimanjaro at Sunset
Akseli Gallen-Kallela