Tracing key events in the Kalevala in the paintings of Akseli Gallen-Kallela.
Earlier paintings by Ekman, Keinänen, Godenhjelm, and Muukka telling some of the stories from Finland’s national epic.
The monumental mural painted by Larsson was intended to be his greatest painting. It turned out to be his most controversial.
Several Finnish painters assumed impressionist style, although in the case of Gallen-Kallela it was a step on his road to Expressionism.