Helene Schjerfbeck audio guide

Ateneum Art Museum has produced a special audio guide for the Helene Schjerfbeck exhibition narrated by the exhibition curator Leena Ahtola-Moorhouse, Chief Curator at Ateneum and a recognised expert on Schjerfbeck.

On the audio guide, Leena Ahtola-Moorhouse presents six of Schjerfbeck’s paintings, including how they were created and background information. The curator has selected famous paintings from Ateneum’s collections.

Audio guide production team
Text and narration: Leena Ahtola-Moorhouse, Chief Curator, Ateneum Art Museum
Production: Ateneum Art Museum 2012
Producer: Satu Itkonen
Translations: Diana Tullberg (English), Barbara Cederqvist (Swedish)
Recording: Silencio Oy studios, Helsinki, May 2012

The Convalescent, 1888

Helene Schjerfbeck: Toipilas, 1888. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria / Hannu Aaltonen

Helene Schjerfbeck: The Convalescent, 1888. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

 

The Door, 1884

Helene Schjerfbeck: Ovi, 1884. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria / Hannu Aaltonen

Helene Schjerfbeck: The Door, 1884. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

 

Churchgoers (Easter Morning), 1895–1900

Helene Schjerfbeck: Kirkkoväkeä (Pääsiäisaamu), 1895–1900. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria / Hannu Aaltonen

Helene Schjerfbeck: Churchgoers (Easter Morning), 1895–1900. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

 

The Woodcutter I, 1910-1911

Helene Schjerfbeck: Halkopoika I, 1910-1911. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria / Hannu Aaltonen

Helene Schjerfbeck: The Woodcutter I, 1910-1911. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

 

The Seamstress (The Working Woman), 1905

Helene Schjerfbeck: Ompelijatar (Työläisnainen), 1905. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria / Hannu Aaltonen

Helene Schjerfbeck: The Seamstress (The Working Woman), 1905. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Hannu Aaltonen

 

Angel Fragment, after El Greco, 1928-1929

Helene Schjerfbeck: Enkelifragmentti, El Grecon mukaan, 1928-1929. Kansallisgalleria / Ateneumin taidemuseo, kok. Sihtola. Kuva: Kansallisgalleria / Janne Mäkinen

Helene Schjerfbeck: Angel Fragment, after El Greco, 1928-1929. Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, coll. Sihtola. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Janne Mäkinen