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

Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 'Lemminkäisen äiti' / 'Mother of Lemminkäinen'…

Finnish Mythology: Louhi is the mistress/goddess of the Underworld (world of the dead). She is described as a powerful witch with the ability to change shape and weave mighty enchantments. She is also the main opponent of Väinämöinen and his group in the battle for the magical artifact Sampo in the Kalevala. She has a number of beautiful daughters, whom Ilmarinen, Lemminkäinen and other heroes attempt to win in various legends. Louhi, in true fairy tale form, sets them difficult tasks.

Finnish Mythology: Louhi is the mistress/goddess of the Underworld (world of…

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.

Joukahainen's revenge, Akseli Gallen-Kallela - 1897

Joukahainen's revenge - Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Akseli Gallen-Kallela: Kullervon kirous, 1899. Ateneum, Antell. Kuva: Valtion taidemuseo / Kuvataiteen keskusarkisto / Jouko Könönen. Finland. This is part of national epic of Finland, Kalevala

Akseli Gallen-Kallela - By the River of Tuonela - 1903 Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Boy with a Crow - 1884 Akseli Gallen-Kallela - Kullervo cursing - 1899

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