Artist Venny Soldan-Brofeldt

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Venny Soldan-Brofeldt(1863 – 1945)

Bohemian artist, who lived together with her husband Juhani Aho at Ahola from 1897. She was talented painter and suffragette, who startled her neighbours by cycling, smoking pipe and using trousers.

Venny Soldan-Brofeldt was especially known for her marine paintings and carried on her carreer combining it with family life.  You able to see her works in Järvenpää Art Museum.

Ahola, Venny Soldan-Brofeldt’s  and Juhani Aho’s home is nowadays a museum and it is located near Ainola. Read more about Ahola here.

Photos: Järvenpää Art Museum, Finna / Museovirasto – Musketti

Check out Venny Soldan-Brofeldt related destinations:

Culturally significant Venny Soldan-Brofeldt’s and Juhani Aho’s Ahola is open to the public during the summer.

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Venny Soldan-Brofeldt’s works can be viewed at Järvenpää Art Museum.

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The Ahola’s visited Halosenniemi almost every day.

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In the Lake Tuusula area, there are many artist homes open to the public and, in addition to this, plenty of museums for many tastes. And all this on the shores of Lake Tuusula, only 8 km long, only 30 km north of Helsinki. So a good reason to stay the night and explore the area better!

Accommodation options, all with modern facilities and most have direct access to the cultural history of the area.

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Would you like a symphony of flavours from the á la Carte menu, summer delicacies on the terrace or a freshly baked cinnamon roll with coffee?

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