This weeks theme in Beth's Postcard Friendship Friday is romance.
This young maid is sitting alone in forest and reading a letter from her loved one.
She doesn't look very happy, or what do you think?
Amélie Helga Lundahl (1850-1914)
Love letter 1890
Amelie Helga Lundahl was born May 26th, 1850 in Oulu, Finland. She attended art school in Stockholm and Helsinki and was one of the first Finnish women to study at the Académie Julien in Paris. After spending time in Bretagne in the 1870s, she had acquired a taste for the outdoors. She settled in Bretagne later and painted peasant themes.
Amelie died in Helsinki on August 20, 1914.