Hugo Gerhard Simberg

1873-1917 Finland/Symbolism

 

Brief Biography-Hugo Gerhard Simberg was born in Hamina in 1873. He studied at the Finnish Art Society before entering the studio of Akseli Gallén-Kallela for three years. He visited Italy, France, England and America. His most famous works are at the Cathedral in Tampere, where he painted a larger version of The Wounded Angel in the Ateneum art gallery in Helsinki.

 

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Garden of Death

The Garden of Death

Potato Girl

Potato Girl

Wounded Angel

The Wounded Angel

Christmas Night

Christmas Night

Aamu

Aamu

Spring Evening

Spring Evening when the Ice is Melting

Akseli

Akseli

Woman

Woman

Devil by the Pot

Devil by the Pot

The Serpent

The Serpent

King Hobgoblin

King Hobgoblin Sleeping

Brother And Sister

Brother And Sister

On The Borderland

On The Borderland