Sunday, November 6, 2011
Finnish Artist Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt 1863-1937
Eero Erik Nikolai Järnefelt (1863-1937) was a Finnish realist painter. Eero Järnefelt was born in Viipuri, Finland. His father was August Aleksander Järnefelt, an officer in the Russian army, & his mother was Elisabeth Järnefelt (née Clodt von Jürgensburg). He studied at the St. Petersburg art academy between 1883 & 1885, the same school at which Albert Edelfelt had studied. Jarnefelt painted portraits & genre paintings.