(b. 1873, Hamina, d. 1917, Ähtäri)

Autumn I

Gouache, watercolour, 301 x 140 mm
Ateneumin Taidemuseo, Helsinki

Hugo Simberg translated the "marginal experiences" of the Symbolist way of seeing into his pictures. He transposed experiences of nature into often frightening figures which at times bear only a general resemblance to mankind. He proclaims the unity of creature and cosmos in his small-format works in impressive fashion.

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