The Defense of the Sampo (Sammon puolustus) is a 1896 Romantic nationalist painting by Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela. The painting illustrates a passage from the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic compiled by Elias Lönnrot in the century.
The Kalevala plates of Finland
plates that are based on the Finnish century Kalevala folklore and mythology poetry.
illustration finlandaise : Joseph Alanen, 'Let the days of the rock', dans Kalevala,
The Stream of Life; By the River of Life (Elämän virralla), 1896 - Hugo Simberg