Akseli Gallen-Kallela

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

Moonlight Painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Moonlight Painting | Akseli Gallen Kallela | Oil Painting Reproduction

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…

Gallen-Kallela: Kullervon kirous 1899, Ateneum

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

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.

The Girl and the Rooster: by Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931)

Girl and rooster - Tyttö ja kukko - Akseli Gallen-Kallela, 1886 - Finland

pOIKA JA VARIS / Garçon et Corbeau, 1884 par Akseli Gallen-Kallela / Boy and Crow by Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

Poika ja varis / 1884 par Akseli Gallen-Kallela / Boy and Crow by Akseli Gallen-Kallela.

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