The Photographs of Hugo Simberg

“A key figure of the symbolist movement, Simberg (1873-1917) was known for his unique paintings blending realistic portraiture, landscape, and fantasy, with odd figures often featuring. Devils and trolls are often depicted, as is Death who takes the form of a skeleton wearing a black robe, most famously in The Garden of Death, a theme that Simberg worked on in various forms between 1896-1906.” – from the Public Domain Review.

Simberg’s photographs are available from the Finnish National Gallery and Flickr.


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