MARTTI TARVAINEN, Finnish 1897-1985, oil on panel, singed and titled "Pojkars lekar" - ‘boys games’, a typical summer scene in the Nordic countries.
Exhibited: Uleåborg Konstmuseum 14.05-08.09 1995 (The Oulu Museum of Art, Oulu, Finland).
Martti Tarvainen, born 06.08.1897, died 02.11.1985. He was a painter and sculptor.
1915-1917 - studied art at the Turku Art Association in 1915-1924-1925 - studied at the Finnish Art Association's drawing school.
His public commissions include:
Memorial of the War of Independence, Muhos Church - 1923
Memorial Chapel of the Heroes, Muhos Church - 1949
Five Breads and Two Fish, Oulu - 1950, destroyed when the building was torn down in the 1990's
“Siblings”, Tuira, Oulu - 1960
“Wings”, Karjasilta, Oulu - 1965
“Krusifi”, Tuira Church - 1967
“Tongue”, oil painting - 1954
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