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GALLEN-KALLELA, AKSELI National Artist of Finland.

Timo Martin, Douglas SivÅn

Published by Finland 1985, 1985
Hardcover
From ART CONSULTING:SCANDINAVIA, Books on Art (Calabasas, CA, U.S.A.)

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This gorgeous book on Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 1865-1931, traces his development as an artist into a national figure in Finland, but also from a mischievous young man to a captivating man of the world. The realistic paintings of Gallen-Kallela depict Finnish landscapes, customs and the traditional way of life. The Paris paintings tell about the living cultural ties of the Finns. The Kalevala paintings resound with the national romantic pathos, embedded in the Kalevala, the Finnish epic poem, which brought to life the desires of a small nation for independence.This book contains 8 pages of original lithographs in the center of the book. The binding is exquisite, cloth with leather., English, Year1985, Illust. B/W140, Illust. Color257, ISBN 9519594507, Code 1780. Special leatherbound edition $150.00. Clothbound with Jacket, In Pristine Condition, Bio. Pages 256, Size 11 1/2?x 8?. Bookseller Inventory # 1780

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Title: GALLEN-KALLELA, AKSELI National Artist of ...

Publisher: Finland 1985

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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ART CONSULTING: SCANDINAVIA, Books on Art & Architecture is located in Monte Nido, California and their specialties are Scandinavia related books on the subjects of Art & Architecture, the Applied Arts including Book Art, Ceramics/Porcelain, Folk Art, Furniture Design/Woodcarving, Glass, Holloware, Industrial Design, Interior Design & Jewelry. Textiles including Carpets, Costume, Embroidery, Fabrics, Fashion Design, Lace, Patchwork, Rugs, Textile Tools and Weaving. Traditional, Modern & Contemporary Fine Art-Painting Sculpture, Art History, Criticism & Theory; Surveys and Monographs. Photography and Graphic Design and to a more limited extent Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's Books, Cook Books, Dictionaries, Folk Tales, History, Literature, Maritime, Medicine, Music, Nature, Religion, Travel and Books on Vikings. ACS also carries books on American and International artists published in Scandinavia. You can browse their inventory by author, title, or subject at www.nordicartbooks.com.

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