symbolist-art

Hugo Simberg’s The Wounded Angel.

Hugo Simberg (June 24, 1873, Hamina - July 12, 1917, Ähtäri) was a Finnish symbolist painter and graphic artist. In 1895 he became the private pupil of Akseli Gallen-Kallela at his wilderness studio Kalela in Ruovesi. The two characters Simberg used most in his art are the “Poor Devil” and Death.