EDELFELT, Albert
(b. 1854, Kiala Estate, d. 1905, Haikko)

In the Luxembourg Gardens

1887
Oil on canvas, 144 x 188 cm
Atheneumin Taidemuseo, Helsinki

Impressionist painters frequently took an interest in social life in parks. The light on the greenery, the flower beds and colourful dresses of the ladies, the children at play, all helped make park scenes interesting to painters.