National Treasures

Art and stories from
100-year-old Finland

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Johan Erik Lindh

Portrait of Claes Johan Sacklén

1859

Werner Holmberg

From Ringerike

1885

Albert Edelfelt

Parisian model

1889

Axel Gallén

Aino triptych

1905

Pekka Halonen

Pine snag

1905

Axel Gallén

February vision

1914

Jalmari Ruokokoski

Woman

1922

Eliel Saarinen

Banknote girl

1923

Santeri Salokivi

Girl on a sandy beach

1929

Antti Favén

Harvest

1933

Juho Rissanen

Harvest, Log driving, The Herring Market

1943

Lennart Segerstråle

Finlandia Frescos, ‘Finland awakens’ and ‘Finland builds’

1952

Eva Anttila

Work and Life

1953

Tapio Wirkkala

Southern Ostrobothnian river landscape

1953

Sam Vanni

Unnamed

1958

Ina Colliander

On the beach / Kati

1965

Dora Jung

Gate to Saimaa

1966

Mauri Favén

Three dimensions

1966

Ulla Rantanen

Balcony

1971

Erik Enroth

Tightrope walker

1974

Kari Huhtamo

from the ‘Peeping Tom’ Series

1975

Tuulikki Pietilä

Cityscape IV

1976

Raimo Utriainen

Great rhythm

1976

Eila Hiltunen

Copper construction

1976

Alpo Jaakola

Birth of Marjatta

1976

Helmi Kuusi

Autumn birch

1977

Kaarina Heikinheimo

Faces of earth and sea

1979

Helvi Hyvärinen

Night-time peace

1980

Rut Bryk

Tree

1980

Göran Augustson

Forest symphony

1981

Unto Koistinen

Self-Portrait

1982

Juhani Linnovaara

The great loneliness – Napoleon

1982

Arvo Siikamäki

Woman with a bun

1984

Kain Tapper

Big grey

1989

Paul Osipow

Paradise View II

1992

Kuutti Lavonen

Le Silence

1992

Esko Tirronen

Fragment

1999

Kristian Krokfors

Coloured Andalusia

1999

Risto Suomi

Drummer Boy

2001

Marika Mäkelä

Black or White

2004

Antero Laine

Form

2008

Mari Rantanen

In the Immediate Vicinity of

2008

Hannu Väisänen

March Yellow

2008

Ilkka Väätti

Maria’s seat

2008

Markus Konttinen

Yellow river

2009

Eero Hiironen

Here comes spring

2011

Tapani Mikkonen

Flowerlike

2011

Marianna Uutinen

Untitled

2012

Paul Gustafsson

Black swans

2012

Aiko Tsukahara

Cloud

2012

Leena Luostarinen

Dancers on the bridge

2012

Jukka Mäkelä

Full Moon II

2014

Kari Cavén

Cool Panties

2014

Tiina Kivinen

It’s in the Air

2016

Marjatta Tapiola

Bull