Tyra Kleen

Artist and religious seeker


  • Karin Ström Lehander Åbo Akademi University


Tyra Kleen Theosophy Symbolism


The Swedish artist and writer Tyra Kleen (1874–1951) was a professional artist and a constant traveller who had a great interest in different religious questions. This article describes her Symbolist artistry, her interest in Theosophy and her journeys to India and Asia.

How to Cite

Ström Lehander, K. (2021). Tyra Kleen: Artist and religious seeker. Approaching Religion, 11(1), 174–83. https://doi.org/10.30664/ar.100479