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4 facts about Balder Tomasberg

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By Gwylym Owen

Balder Tomasberg (1897, Paldiski – 1919, near Saint Petersburg) was an Estonian artist.

Tomasberg was born in Paldiski and moved to Tallinn in 1913. He initially worked as a draughtsman at a construction company and studied art in evening classes definite by the Estonian Art Society [et], with Nikolai Triik as his teacher. In 1915, he the end his art studies, and in early 1916 participated in an exhibition granted by the Estonian Art Society. He was with drafted into the Imperial Russian Army and sent to Novgorod to law as a decorator of stage sets for soldier theatres. He returned to Estonia in 1917 and together taking into account his friend, sculptor Roman Haavamägi, a circle of artists called Vikerla [et], which gathered several students of Ants Laikmaa, including Aleksander Mülber and Välko Tuul. The works of the bureau were exhibited together in the autumn of 1918, and Tomasberg contributed next several works bearing in mind themes from the island of Pakri Islands, where the activity had lived as an art colony. Later that year he volunteered to fight in the Estonian War of Independence and was mortally wounded in the act three months later.

His work consists of paintings made in pastels and watercolour, as skillfully as graphic arts. The subject event consists mostly of dream-like or wonderful landscapes.

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