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RISSANEN, Juho Vilho (1873 - 1950), Painter, designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RISSANEN, Juho Vilho (1873 - 1950), Painter, designer

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Finnish, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA.

Born 9 March 1873, in Kuopio, Finland; died December 1950, in the USA.

Painter, designer. Murals, designs for stained glass.

Juho Rissanen studied in Helsinki and St Petersburg and was the recipient of a lifetime stipend from the Finnish government. He painted modern genre compositions such as Fishing on the Ice, Accident, Death Mask and

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