Fine Art Prints, Paintings and Posters by Hugo Simberg

Artists - Hugo Simberg

Life and work of the famous painter Hugo Simberg

Hugo Simberg was a Finnish symbolist painter known for his haunting and otherworldly works that often depicted supernatural or mystical themes. He was born on June 24, 1873, in Hamina, Finland, and died on July 12, 1917, in Helsinki, Finland. Hugo Simberg's artistic style is characterized by its symbolism and surreal elements. He often depicted mysterious and eerie scenes with a dreamlike quality, featuring supernatural or mythological beings, creatures, and landscapes. His works are known for their rich use of color and texture, as well as their poetic and enigmatic qualities. One of Simberg's most famous works is "The Wounded Angel," painted in 1903, which depicts a winged angel with bandaged eyes and a wounded arm, accompanied by a group of grieving children. This work is considered a masterpiece of Finnish symbolism and is often interpreted as an allegory of the suffering and fragility of human existence. Hugo Simberg's works were widely exhibited in Finland and internationally during his lifetime, and he received critical acclaim for his unique artistic style and innovative approach to symbolism. However, his career was cut short by his untimely death at the age of 44. Despite his short career, Simberg's works have had a lasting impact on Finnish art and culture, and he is considered one of the most important symbolist painters of Finland. His works continue to be highly regarded today for their haunting and evocative imagery, and his legacy as a pioneering figure in Finnish art history is widely recognized.
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  1. The death and the girlThe death and the girl
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  2. The flute playerThe flute player
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  3. The garden of deathThe garden of death
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  4. The foolThe fool
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  5. FarewellFarewell
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  6. Still lifeStill life
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  7. In the harbourIn the harbour
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  8. Boy in back viewBoy in back view
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  9. Kansanlaulu KopioKansanlaulu Kopio
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  10. Portrait of an old manPortrait of an old man
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  11. Study of a modelStudy of a model
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  12. LoversLovers
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  13. Boat on the seaBoat on the sea
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  14. At the beachAt the beach
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  15. OceanOcean
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  16. In front of the mountain hutIn front of the mountain hut
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  17. Mountain in summerMountain in summer
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