Helene Schjerfbeck

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Helene Schjerfbeck

Helena Sofia (Helene) Schjerfbeck (July 10, 1862 – January 23, 1946) was a Finnish painter. She painted in realist and modernist styles. She is known for her self-portraits, landscapes and still lifes. Schjerfbeck's birthday, 10 July, is Finland's national day for the painted arts.

Paintings by Helene Schjerfbeck[change | change source]

Wounded Warrior in the Snow (1880) by Helene Schjerfbeck
Wounded Warrior in the Snow (1880)
Dancing Shoes (1882) by Helene Schjerfbeck
Dancing Shoes (1882)
Self Portrait (1912) by Helene Schjerfbeck
Self Portrait (1912)