Emanuel Granberg

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Altarpiece of Jesus on the cross with John on the left and Mary on the right, by Emanuel Granberg, Distemper (glue-tempera) on wood, Vihanti Church, 1787

Emanuel Granberg (1754–1797) was a Finnish painter.

Granberg was born in Vihanti. His father was a chaplain. Granberg primarily worked on murals and paintings for local churches. His first work was for the Muhos church 1773-1774. He also produced works for churches in Oulunsalo, Raahe, Sotkamo. Some of his surviving works can be found in the Oulu Museum of Art and the National Museum of Finland.

References[edit]

  • Onni Okkonen, Finnish art history, 252