(b. 1873, Hamina, d. 1917, Ähtäri)

The Garden of Death

Watercolour and gouache on paper, 175 x 160 mm
Ateneumin Taidemuseo, Helsinki

In Paris, Simberg painted the first version of the Garden of Death series (1896; Ateneumin Taidemuseo, Helsinki), which he later reproduced as a fresco in St John's church, Tampere (now Tampere Cathedral).

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