Superb, finely detailed views of Australia and New Zealand from its foremost landscape painter of the late 19th century.
An Austrian who trained at the Düsseldorf Academy of Art, joined a gold rush in Australia, then painted the continent’s landscapes.
Wonderful ‘Gothic’ Romantic paintings of remoteness, religion, and rugged landscape from Germany in the 19th century. A very influential painter indeed.
Co-founder of the highly influential Düsseldorf School, he was influenced by Caspar David Friedrich, and Gothic Romantic fiction.
Several Finnish painters assumed impressionist style, although in the case of Gallen-Kallela it was a step on his road to Expressionism.