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Old Broken Trail, Private Road into the Mountains, Whimsical Landscape, Oil Painting by Erkki Jalava "Northern Trail" Oil on Board, 1954

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Erikka Jalava, born in Helsinki, Finland, a wonderful painter who has left us a legacy from Finland and the wilder Muskoka areas of Canada, of beautiful paintings.

The Jalava family, a family of artists, arrived from Helsinki Finland in 1952 and included Mauri and Anna-Liisa Jalava, Mauri’s brother Erkki and his wife, also named Anna-Liisa, their mother Orvokki and Mauri’s brother-in-law, Paavo (Paul) Hyttinen. (Please see my Paul Hyttinen listing with Etsy.)

Anna along with Erkki and Paul Hyttinen are listed Canadian artists and their works are represented by the National Gallery of Canada - Library and Archives / Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography.

Erkki Jalava over time has become the predominant artist of the family and his works are now being sought internationally.

Painted on masonite and framed in its original wooden frame this soft spoken artist has painted some of the most delicate northern landscapes I've seen. Soft pastel colors and fine, careful drawings are a signature for the entire family.

This painting from 1954 was done just after Erkki had come to Canada and who must have been struck by the similarities between Canada's northern landscape and Finland.

It's a beautifully studied observation of a whimsical northern landscape.

Vintage wood frame is a little scuffed, ready to hang.


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Frame: 23 1/2" x 29 1/2"
Image: 18" x 24"
Erikka Jalava, born in Helsinki, Finland, a wonderful painter who has left us a legacy from Finland and the wilder Muskoka areas of Canada, of beautiful paintings.

The Jalava family, a family of artists, arrived from Helsinki Finland in 1952 and included Mauri and Anna-Liisa Jalava, Mauri’s brother Erkki and his wife, also named Anna-Liisa, their mother Orvokki and Mauri’s brother-in-law, Paavo (Paul) Hyttinen. (Please see my Paul Hyttinen listing with Etsy.)

Anna along with Erkki and Paul Hyttinen are listed Canadian artists and their works are represented by the National Gallery of Canada - Library and Archives / Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography.

Erkki Jalava over time has become the predominant artist of the family and his works are now being sought internationally.

Painted on masonite and framed in its original wooden frame this soft spoken artist has painted some of the most delicate northern landscapes I've seen. Soft pastel colors and fine, careful drawings are a signature for the entire family.

This painting from 1954 was done just after Erkki had come to Canada and who must have been struck by the similarities between Canada's northern landscape and Finland.

It's a beautifully studied observation of a whimsical northern landscape.

Vintage wood frame is a little scuffed, ready to hang.


Free Shipping to Canada and Continental United States .

Frame: 23 1/2" x 29 1/2"
Image: 18" x 24"

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Normally, orders will be packed and mailed within 2 business days of receiving payment. Shipping will be to the address provided by the buyer unless otherwise specified through Etsy's 'convo' system. Please check to be sure shipping addresses are updated to ensure that packages are delivered to the right place. Parcel tracking numbers and estimated arrival dates are provided to customers as soon as items are shipped.

I typically use Canada Post First Class Mail.

SHIPPING UPGRADES:
If you are interested in shipping upgrades - including expedited shipping methods like, FedEx Express and FedEx 2Day - please convo me before purchase so the shipping cost can be adjusted accordingly.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
I am happy to provide a shipping quote for international buyers, as well as to those who live in Alaska and Hawaii. Please contact me with your location before ordering so I can determine shipping costs. Any listing/s you are interested in will be promptly updated with the applicable shipping destination and related costs.

Please be aware your country may charge additional customs fees, duty and/or import taxes, and that those charges are the responsibility of the buyer.

COMBINED SHIPPING:
If you are buying multiple items, please convo me and I will combine shipping when possible if payment is made for all items in one transaction and all items are sent to the same address.

Old Broken Trail, Private Road into the Mountains, Whimsical Landscape, Oil Painting by Erkki Jalava "Northern Trail" Oil on Board, 1954

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