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The Forging of the Sampo. Painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. Smith Ilmarinen is forging the magical mill called Sampo, a centerpiece in many of Kalevala's stories. Scandinavian Paintings, Scandinavian Art, Helene Schjerfbeck, Asgard, Fantasy, Romanticism, Gods And Goddesses, Blacksmithing, Art Reproductions

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

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. Runes Futhark, Goddess Of The Underworld, Gods And Goddesses, Held, Tempera, Mythical Creatures, Folklore, Pagan, Les Oeuvres

Nudes, Boozers Jostle in Paris Exhibit of Finnish Artist: Review

Akseli Gallen-Kallela did with his paintings what Jean Sibelius accomplished with his music: He put Finland on the map.

Väinämöinen created and plays the kantele, a Finnish stringed instrument that resembles and is played like a zither Finland Scandinavian Folk Art, Fairytale Art, Norse Mythology, Russian Art, Art And Illustration, Winter Theme, Conte, Art Pictures, Art Pics

Väinämöinen created and plays the kantele, a Finnish stringed instrument that resembles and is played like a zither

Väinämöinen with his kantele (What? Central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala. He's known to the FBI/NSA. Even ISIL don't want him in their fan group. Russian Folk, Russian Art, My Heritage, Gods And Goddesses, Folklore, Vikings, Fairy Tales, Old Things, History

Väinämöinen with his kantele. Väinämöinen is the central character in the Finnish folklore and the main character in the national epic Kalevala.

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Joukahainen's revenge, tempera on canvas Art And Illustration, Runes Futhark, Finland Culture, Scandinavian Paintings, Art Quotidien, Helene Schjerfbeck, Nordic Art, Chur, Canadian Art

Joukahainen is a character in the Kalevala, the Finnish epic poem of fifty parts. He is the rival of the main character, Väinämöinen. After losing a singing contest, he pledges his sister Aino to Väinämöinen, but she drowns herself rather than marry him. Joukahainen, still envious of Väinämöinen, then shoots the stag of his rival from under him, plunging him into the waters of Pohjola.

The Life and Art of Sigfried August Keinänen - Illustrations from the Kalevala – Väinämöinen’s new kantele. This card is drawn in at least two versions Baby Witch, Asatru, Romanticism, The Life, Aesthetic Pictures, Painting & Drawing, Mythology, Fairy Tales, At Least

The Life and Art of Finnish Artist Sigfrid August Keinänen

Sigfrid August Keinänen was a Finnish painter and teacher of drawing, known best now for his portraits as well as for his Kalevala artwork

Akseli Gallen-Kallela (Finnish painter) 1865 - 1931 Aino-taru (Aino Myth), 1891 oil on canvas, triptych Ateneumin Taidemuseo (Ateneum Art Museum), Helsinki, Finland Singing Contest, Digital Museum, Pre Raphaelite, Gods And Goddesses, Folklore, Akita, Aesthetic Pictures, Art Museum, Mythology

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (middle panel). Väinämöinen uses his magic to fish for Aino in the lake that she entered. He catches a small fish but decides it is too plain and insignificant to be his fiancée, so he throws it back. In that instant the fish changes into Aino who proceeds to mock the old man, that he held her in his hand but chose to let her go. After that she vanishes for ever.