Akseli Gallen Kallela

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Style: Realism

Place: Pori

Born: 1865

Death: 1931

Nationality: Finland

Biography:

Akseli Gallen-Kallel a (26 April 1865,Pori - 7 March 1931) was a Finnishpainter 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. Gallen-Kallela was born Axel Waldemar Gallén inPori, Finland in a Swedish-speaking family....