Oskar Kallis

1892-1918 Estonia/National Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Oskar Kallis studied under Ants Laikmaa and at the Estonian Artists Society. He was mostly impressed by romantic nationalism and the works of Akseli Valdemar Gallén-Kallela of Finland. He painted many scenes from the legend of Kalevipoeg the giant.

 

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escape from manasse

escape from manasse

ilmarine in the stars
of the sky

ilmarine in the stars of the sky

kalev's son in the
netherworld

kalev's son in the netherworld

kalevipoeg carrying
a table

kalevipoeg carrying a table

kalevipoeg's
crowning

kalevipoeg's crowning

kalevipoeg under
the sun

kalevipoeg under the sun

kiss from
a sun

kiss from a sun

linda carrying
a stone

linda carrying a stone


passion

passion


self portrait

self portrait