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Hiltunen, Eila

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00087774
Hiltunen, Eila

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Finnish, 20th century, female.

Born 1922, in Sortavala.

Sculptor (including stone/bronze/steel), medallist. Figures, animals. Monuments, busts.

Eila Hiltunen studied at the Helsinki school of art. She travelled in Scandinavia, then a grant from the Ford-Leader Foundation enabled her to spend some time in the USA. After that, she received a grant from the French government, and also visited Austria. She has shown collections of her works in solo exhibitions, many of them in Helsinki, notably one in ...

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Subjects: Metalwork ; Sculpture and Carving ; 20th-Century Art

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