Akseli Gallen-Kallela

The Great Black Woodpecker, Akseli Gallen-Kallela Finnish, Oil on canvas, 145 x 90 cm Private Collection

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931): Lemminkäisen äiti, 1897.  (Kuvalähde: Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto)

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Lemminkainen's Mother (based on the Finnish National epic Kalevala).

Akseli Gallen-Kallela and the Kalevala

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.

Colorful. Scandinavia  (via nevver)

the future of Finnish design, map illustration by Merijn Hos for Demos Helsinki

Finland

Finland - The Finnish Maiden is older than the Finnish nation. She was devised to represent the longed-for national independence in the century, when Finland was still a Grand Duchy in the Russian Empire.

Finland

Finland - The Finnish Maiden is older than the Finnish nation. She was devised to represent the longed-for national independence in the century, when Finland was still a Grand Duchy in the Russian Empire.

Women Outside the Church at Ruokolahti / Ruokolahden Eukkoja Kirkonmäellä by Finnish Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905)

This painting is also very essential to Finnish collective memory. Amazing Albert Edelfelt, Women Outside the Church at Ruokolahti / Ruokolahden Eukkoja Kirkonmäellä Finnish artist

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