Gallen-Kallela’s Kalevala

I’ve posted before about Akseli Gallen-Kallela’s ornaments and illustrations for the 1878 edition of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic. I thought you might like to see more, so I’ve scanned a few pages from my copy, the 19th printing, published in 1996.

Frontspiece

More Finnish art.

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