Luonnotar

Luonnotar - Finnish goddess by LisaHunt Themes: creativity, tradition…

Kullervo by Gallen-Kallela, Kalevala

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

SKS - Finnish Literature Society

SKS - Finnish Literature Society

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.

Lemminkäinen and the swan of Tuonela

swiftsnowmane: “The Swan of Tuonela, by Ben Garrison “The black swan on the Black River sings a sad song. Lemminkainen was sent to kill the swan, but the swan’s song was so beautiful he was unable to do so. A Finnish god later punishes Lemminkainen.

Ilmarinen Kalevala (fresco van Gallen-Kallela)

Ilmarinen Kalevala (fresco van Gallen-Kallela)

Fairytale castle and forest made in book

Adorable fairytale castle and forest sculpture by Su Blackwell in stories from the Enchanted Forest at Anthropologie

Scene from the Finnish epic kalevala, Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865-1931)

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

Quest for Kalevala by Mauri Kunnas

Quest for Kalevala by Mauri Kunnas

Painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela, depicting a scene from Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. Aino was Joukahainen's sister who was promised to the old and wise Väinämöinen in marriage after Joukahainen lost a magic singing match against Väinämöinen. Aino instead decides to drown herself.

The Athenaeum - Aino Myth, Triptych (Akseli Gallen-Kallela - )

Luonnotar

In the Finnish creation myth the world begins as a vast ocean, upon which floats Ilmatar, the daughter of the sky. She floated alone for centuries, yearning for companionship, until the sea falls in love with her and impregnates her.

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