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Schjerfbeck and Cranach

Hosted by the Consul of the Helsinki Museums and Exhibitions Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 01 Dec 11:45 - 17:00

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Ateneum: Through My Travels I Found Myself - Helene Schjerfbeck

The exhibition describes how Helene Schjerfbeck became Helene, and how a talented student grew into one of the most influential artists in our history. The exhibition focuses specifically on Schjerfbeck’s years of travel, during which she stayed in Paris, Pont-Aven in northern France, Fiesole in Italy, and St Ives in England at the end of the 19th century.

Free exhibition intros in English are on even-numbered weeks on Sundays at 12:00.

Lunch break
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Renaissance Beauties is the first monographic exhibition in Finland on the oeuvre of the great German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder Protected content . The works on display include paintings and prints from the collections of European museums. The paintings in the collections of the Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Portrait of a Young Woman Protected content Lucretia Protected content , are the only works by Lucas Cranach in Finland. They represent popular themes in the artist’s oeuvre: female portraits and beauties, both rendered in a personal and recognizable style. These works constitute the starting point for the exhibition.