Akseli Gallen-Kallela and the Kalevala

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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.

Sammon ryöstö - Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Sammon ryöstö - Akseli Gallen-Kallela

Louhi – Witch Goddess Of The North And The Magical Sampo In Finnish Mythology

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Postikorttien tarinoita: Kalevala: Mirja Vänni-Seppänen/ Väinämöinen kosii Aino-neitoa

Postikorttien tarinoita: Kalevala: Mirja Vänni-Seppänen/ Väinämöinen kosii Aino-neitoa

"The Defence Of The Sampo", Akseli Gallen-Kallela

The Defense of the Sampo (Sammon puolustus) is an 1896 Romantic nationalist painting by Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela. The battle for the Sampo is also given a deeper connotation as a battle for the soul of Finland.

Karelian-Finnish epic Kalevala. Illustrator Nikolai Kochergin.

Väinämöinen by Nicolai Kochergin - from the Kalevala

The Athenaeum -GALLEN-KALLELA, Akseli Finnish (1865-1931)_Kullervo Rides to War- 1899

Akseli Gallén-Kallela: Kullervon sotaanlähtö (Kullervo Marches to War),

TAPIO -  an East Finnish forest spirit or god, who figured prominently in the Kalevala. Hunters prayed to him before a hunt. His wife is the goddess of the forest, Mielikki. He was the father of Annikki, Tellervo, Nyyrikki (the god of hunting), and Tuulikki. Fitting the Green Man archetype, Tapio is often depicted with a beard of lichen and eyebrows of moss.  (Sources: 1 2)

TAPIO - an East Finnish forest spirit or god, who figured prominently in the Kalevala. Hunters prayed to him before a hunt. His wife is the goddess of the forest, Mielikki.

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