This collection consists of some 250 oil paintings by Akseli Gallen-Kallela and over 500 drawings from all periods of his oeuvre. The museum has an almost complete collection of prints by Gallen-Kallela, along with his work in commercial graphics such as posters. The art collection includes reliefs and works of sculpture by Gallen-Kallela and the various sectors of applied art are well represented. The museum’s art collection also contains some works by other artists.
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The paintings collection
Works from Gallen-Kallela’s youth
Early historical themes
Realism and folk depiction
Studies and sketches for frescoes
The first decade of the 20th century
British East Africa and the 1910s
Plans for the Great Kalevala: paintings, drawings and printmaking experiments.
Stained glass work
The drawings collection
Drawings by Akseli Gallen-Kallela
The drawings include building plans for Tarvaspää and Pääskyn linna.
Prints collection of
Works of sculpture
Collection of applied art
Lamps and light fittings