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Enchanted by LohansOsvald Sirén's Journey into Chinese Art$
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Minna Törmä

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9789888139842

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888139842.001.0001

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The Beginnings of the Journey

The Beginnings of the Journey

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(p.9) 2 The Beginnings of the Journey
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Enchanted by Lohans
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Minna Törmä

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888139842.003.0002

The second chapter goes back to the time of Sirén’s early career. It began in Finland and in Sweden. He started works on rococo topics and gradually gained international fame as a scholar of Italian art before he explored the Chinese arts. During this period, he established himself in Sweden as the professor of art history at the University of Stockholm in 1908. He was also a theosophist. What’s more, he started writing poems.

Keywords:   Helsinki, Stockholm, Theosophy, Rococo, Italian art, China, Art, Photography, Osvald Sirén

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