Artists of the Ateneum: Hugo Simberg

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Hugo Simberg (1873-1917) is a key proponent of Finnish Symbolism. His works feature a gallery of fantasy characters, including angels, devils and Death, depicted in an inimitable fashion. The richly illustrated volume casts fresh life on the life of the artists, ushering the reader on a journey through the life and work of Hugo Simberg, sharing new academic insights on topics such as Simberg's links with European art history.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHelsinki
PublisherAteneumin taidemuseo
Number of pages95
ISBN (Print)978-952-7067-53-6
Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2017
MoE publication typeE2 Popularised monograph

Publication series

NameAteneum Publications
PublisherAteneum Art Museum / Finnish National Gallery
ISSN (Print)1238-4712

Fields of Science

  • 6132 Visual arts and design
  • Simberg, Hugo
  • Symbolist art

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