Sunday, November 6, 2011

Finnish Artist Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt 1863-1937



Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt (Finnish artist, 1863-1937) Leena

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.

Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt (Finnish artist, 1863-1937) Saimi in the Meadow 1892

Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt (Finnish artist, 1863-1937)

Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt (Finnish artist, 1863-1937)

Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt (Finnish artist, 1863-1937) The Artist's Son

Eero Erik Nikolai Jarnefelt (Finnish artist, 1863-1937) Under the Yolk