SIMBERG, Hugo Garden of Death 1896

SIMBERG, Hugo Garden of Death 1896Kuoleman puutarha

Watercolor painting, 16 x 17 cm

Ateneum, Helsinki

The Garden of Death is one of the few paintings whose symbolism Simberg explained himself, he preferred to let viewers make up their own minds. In a note on one sketch he called the eponymous garden as "the place where the dead end up before going to Heaven". - Wikipedia

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