Kalevala-aiheisia kuvia
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Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931), Sketch for the Great Kalevala, I Canto.  "Thus she swam the Water-Mother", Watercolour, 1920's.  The Gallen-Kallela Museum. Photo: Douglas Sivén.

illustration finlandaise : Akseli Gallen-Kallela, croquis pour Great Kalevala, "Thus she swam the

lemminkäinen kalevala

Canis Albus Kalevala illustrations by Nicolai Kochergin


Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Kullervon kirous ( the curse of Kullervo)

Sammon taonta

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One of my favourite artists is Akseli Gallen-Kallela. He was a Finnish romantic period artist who used the recently published Kalevala as his inspiration.


Kochergin/Kalevala/Lemminkainen hides on the green island.

Joukahainen lauletaan suohon.

The picture shows Väinämöinen planting seeds in his flourishing garden, while birds are sitting in the trees and fishes are swimming below. The picture shows a fishing Väinämöinen in his.

Sammon ryöstö

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.

Kullervo ja susi

Kullervo ja susi

Kuvalähde: Kalevalaseura

Kuvalähde: Kalevalaseura

Arabia Kalevala Annual Plate 1978, Lemminkäinen

Arabia Kalevala Annual Plate 1978 The picture shows Lemminkainen on his snowshoes/skis, the Elk and a black Cock of the Wood hiding in the trees.