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Albert Edelfelt

 

Albert Edelfelt

 

Personal Details:

Name

Albert Gustaf Aristides Edelfelt

Place of birth

Porvoo, Finland

Date of Birth

July 21,1854

Date of Death

August 18,1905

Nationality

Finnish

Field

Painting

Founder

Realist Art Movement

Popular Works

Boys on the Shore,Portrait of Louis Pasteur

 

Career:

Albert Edelfelt  illustrated Johan Ludvig Runeberg’s epic poem ‘The Tales of Ensign Stal’. Edelfelt was one of the initial Finnish artists to attain international fame. He enjoyed significant success in Paris and was one of the founders of the Realist art movement in Finland. He influenced many younger Finnish painters and helped fellow Finnish artists such as Akseli Gallen-Kallela make their breakthrough in Paris

Works of  Albert Edelfelt:

 

Boys On The Shore Idyll-Albert Edelfelt