‘In the world, life and nature there are only beautiful tales, and when the door opens, step in and fill your soul with them.’ Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1894).
Gallen-Kallela is one of the best loved artists in Finland. To the present day his work is highly appreciated in Europe and America. Alongside with Jean Sibelius’s music he defines Finnish art at the time of the birth of independent Finland.
This book is produced in co-operation with the Gallen-Kallela Museum in Finland.