Albert EDELFELT (Finnish, 1854-1905) ✿

Albert Gustaf Aristides Edelfelt (21 July 1854 – 18 August 1905) was a Finnish painter noted for his naturalistic style and Realist approach to art.
Son of the architect Carl Albert, his works are mainly exhibited at the Ateneum in Helsinki, the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, where he lived for part of his life, and in Porvoo, where he was born.
Edelfelt was one of the first Finnish artists to achieve international fame. He had considerable success in Paris and was one of the founders of the realist movement in Finland. He also influenced many young Finnish painters such as Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

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