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Ad Astra

A work made of oil on canvas with a painted and gilded wooden shrine.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of oil on canvas with a painted and gilded wooden shrine.

Date:

1894/96

Artist:

Akseli Gallen-Kallela
Finnish, 1865-1931

About this artwork

On View

Painting and Sculpture of Europe, Gallery 246

Artist

Axeli Gallen-Kallela

Title

Ad Astra

Date

Made 1894–1896

Medium

Oil on canvas with a painted and gilded wooden shrine

Dimensions

Canvas: 76 × 85 cm (29 15/16 × 33 7/16 in.) not including shrine

Credit Line

The Lacy Armour Fund; Old Masters Society; European Painting General Sales Proceeds, Charles H. and Mary F. Worcester, Josephine and John Louis funds, through prior gift of Mrs. Gilbert Chapman; European Painting Acquisition, Carol Rosenthal-Groeling, and Irving Lauf funds.

Reference Number

2017.133

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