Kaukola Ridge at Sunset

Evening comes. “The impression lasts no longer than fifteen minutes, waters glimmer in the colors of silver, gold, ruby, topaz and onyx”. Albert Edelfelt used these poetic words to describe his experience on a midsummer night on a hill by the Saari Manor in Tammela, while remarking that transferring the image onto canvas would no doubt prove a difficult task. The atmosphere of the summer evening E…