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.
Marjatta on the Rock by Akseli Gallen Kallela Finnish painter who is best known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. He was influenced by Symbolism and Expressionism (wiki) - (windypoplarsroom)
Kullervo ja hänen sisarensa reessä Kullervo and his sister in the sledge Louis Sparre watercolour According to Glenda Goss, who wrote a biography of Sibelius, this watercolor was considered shocking at the time for showing the “hero” in the act of.