To get you in the mood, and maybe even inspire a trip to Paris, here are ten questions about Baltic art at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, and a few about the exhibition itself. Will you prove to be an old master or a mere dabbler when it comes to art and artists?
Can you answer these 10 questions about Baltic Symbolist art?
April 10 sees the opening of a major exhibition at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris dedicated to the art of the Baltic states. Titled Âmes Sauvages: Le symbolisme dans l’art des pays Baltes. (Wild Souls: Symbolism in the art of the Baltic states), it runs until July 15 and forms one of the cornerstones of Estonia's, Latvia's and Lithuania's international celebrations of their founding centenaries.
Three great Latvian artists - Jānis Valters (Johann Walter), Janis Rozentāls and Vilhems Purvītis - all studied together at the same school. But which school?