Akseli Gallen-Kallela's art studio - Tarvaspää - Espoo, Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 60° 12.378 E 024° 50.317
35V E 380208 N 6676347
Quick Description: Tarvaspää is an art studio of Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela in Espoo, Finland.
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 8/18/2010 3:06:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM9GDQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 93

Long Description:
Akseli Gallen-Kallela designed and built this house for himself and his family in 1913 as an combined studio and home. It is a quite interesting-looking castle-like building with influences of traditional Finnish and international architectural styles. It has been a museum since 1961.
Address:
Gallen-Kallelan tie 27 FIN-02600 Espoo, Finland


Artist info:
Akseli Gallen-Kallela (26 April 1865 – 7 March 1931) was a Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. His work was considered very important for the Finnish national identity.


Type of studio: Art studio

Webpage that tells more about the artist: [Web Link]

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