Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Ellen Thesleff

 (1869 - 1954)
Ellen Thesleff was active/lived in Finland.  Ellen Thesleff is known for painting.

Self-portrait

Biography   Ellen Thesleff


Though normally characterized in terms of poetry, music and dance, the art of Ellen Thesleff may also be described as an enigmatic portrayal of the dream of life that transcends the commonplace.  Particularly in her later works she wiped away the burden of earthiness from her color palette, focusing on airy, layered color fantasies of no set form.  If we insist on linking it to any art historical style or movement, then this period may be described as the futurism of Ellen Thesleff, as everything in these works is in motion, and indeed multidimensional.

Combat evokes the mood of Finland’s Continuation War of 1941-44.  One Finnish inspiration for this subject seems to be Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s Defense of   ...  Displaying 750 of 2505 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Ellen Thesleff

People viewing  Ellen Thesleff  also view


Adolf Baumgartner


Wilho Sjostrom
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Ellen Thesleff


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
TYTTÖ KUKKANIITYLLÄ
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Ellen Thesleff

Consider a subscription!  More info



ITALIAN LANDSCAPE
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Ellen Thesleff

Consider a subscription!  More info



REFLECTIONS
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Ellen Thesleff

Consider a subscription!  More info