The Contemporary Fine Art Collection in Helsinki of the Baroness Isabella Gripenberg includes many artworks of the Maestro Enrico Garff. The Fine Art Collection is a Modern Art Museum inheriting the history of a noble lineage that contributed to settling Finland's National Foundations. The Gallery is enriching its value-adding NFT creations and Digital Art to the collection.
Welcome to Baroness Isabella Gripenberg’s art Collection
Unlocking the door of the soul leading to Beauty and opening the eyes of artistic inspiration
Enjoy the”Diana in Venice” inspirational video
“Diana in Venice” memories from ta living theater stage hiding its mysteries in shadowy waters where William Shakespeare shaped many of his dramas, Marco Polo explored, challenged, and conquered the silky opening a gateway between the western and eastern world, trading goods and culture between Europe and China. This atmosphere shows frequently in our Contemporary Master’s Venice-themed paintings.
Va’ Pensiero…Soaring Thought on golden wings. Music and Poetry take shape in a Contemporary Artwork
Garff & Eija Dodds are the authors: an oil painting and two charcoal portraits are hidden treasures in the Collection
A diamond in the Mediterranean sea – was the title of an HBL article
This is how Isa Gripenberg described Taormina, the beautiful picturesque town in Sicily, in the Shadow of the Mt Etna Volcano, dominating the Ionic sea
Isa Gripenberg lived there for many years in the residential villa her mother built in the sixties with the revenue outcome of selling all the Munkiniemi properties. She dwelled in front of the Greek amphitheater under the same roof with her husband Erwin Gripenberg, son of the Poet Bertel Gripenberg.
The famous poet and Actor Renzo Barbera nicknamed Renzino settled on the ground floor of the same building. He appreciated full Enrico Garff’s Art writing a critique about the Maestro’s paintings.
The Etna dominates the ancient Greek theater in Sicily
Where myth, history, and art merge most naturally and mystically. Where Isabella’s parents Erwin and Isa Gripenberg lived the last years together in Villa Costanza in Taormina until death took its toll separating the couple after a faithful and unbreakable relationship. Erwin Gripenberg left this world in Taormina during a full blossoming of white flowers on the trees in the Spring of 1984.
in the midst 60s, Constance Ramsay von Troil built Villa Costanza Bellavista in Taormina in Sicily – Italy
The Munsknäs – Munkkiniemi Manor in Helsinki in the photo above.
Isa Gripenberg and her mother Constance Ramsay married von Troil and both grew up in Munksäs Manor. The Ramsay clan originates from Scotland and still owns their custom family kilt. Constance, after selling the family-owned inherited property -including the Munksnäs Manor) in Munksnäs (Munkkiniemi) in Helsinki, moved to in the middle of the 1960 decade to Italy and fell in love at first sight with Taormina, a jewel carved on top the hills in the Triangular shaped island, former home of the Phoenicians, the ancient Greeks, Romans, Arabs, and Normans. From the Sicilian Villa, a breathtaking view embraces the Etna mountain and the whole valley lying at the foot of the volcano, the Ancient Greek Amphitheater, and the Ionic sea…
The Leopard an oil on wooden plate masterpiece painting artwork by the Modern Art Master Enrico Garff
This Masterwork is currently available on the Tricera Marketplace art platform for sale. The color and the light in this painting irradiate a magical atmosphere. The contemporary art master Garffd describes a Leopard hunting at the river’s shore for fish. The Maestro has always been attracted to wildlife scenes.