Werner Holmberg

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Werner Holmberg
Gustaf Werner Holmberg.jpg
Portrait of Holmberg by Per Södermark in 1853
Born 1 November 1830
Helsinki
Died 24 September 1860
Düsseldorf
Nationality Finland

Gustaf Werner Holmberg (1830–1860) was a Finnish landscape painter.

Holmberg was born in Helsinki and learned to paint at the drawing society there. He moved to Düsseldorf where he studied under Hans Gude and Erik Bodom.[1]

He is known for bringing Romantic landscape painting to Finland. His Road in Häme was painted in the year he died of lung problems in Düsseldorf.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holberg in the RKD