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GALLEN-KALLELA, Akseli Valdemar (1865 - 1931), Painter, pastellist, fresco artist, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GALLEN-KALLELA, Akseli Valdemar (1865 - 1931), Painter, pastellist, fresco artist, engraver

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Finnish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 26 or 29 May 1865, in Pori, 26 April according to some sources; died 7 March 1931, in Stockholm.

Painter, pastellist, fresco artist, engraver, illustrator. Genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela began his studies at the Finnish fine arts school in Helsinki in 1881 and continued at Adolf von Becker's private academy. From

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