Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Aino' triptych (left-hand panel). The young Aino's first meeting with Väinämöinen. Aino has been promised in marriage to Väinämöinen since her brother, Joukahainen, lost a magic singing contest to him. Perhaps understandably, she would rather die.
Akseli Gallen Kallela - blanc roses
blanc roses, 1906 de Akseli Gallen Kallela (1865-1931, Finland) | Reproductions De Peintures Akseli Gallen Kallela | WahooArt.com
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Louhi stole the fire from Northland, From the regions of Väinölä Left the mansions cold and cheerless, And the cabins full of darkness. Night was king and reigned unbroken, Darkness ruled in...