Details
IMAGE number
SNM284650
Title
Preparatory Sketch for Midwinter's Sacrifice (w/c on paper)
Artist
Larsson, Carl (1853-1919) / Swedish
Location
National Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
Medium
gouache and ink on paper
Dimensions
44.5x78 cms
Description
Midvinterblot; King Domalde in front of the temple in Uppsala, about to sacrifice himself in the belief that this selfless act will bring greater future harvests and general well-being to his people;
Photo credit
© Swedish National Art Museum / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
ceremony / ceremonial / party / soldier / superstition / son of visbur / study / traditonal costume / drawing / chiefs / ritual / exterior / chief / ceremony / church facade / grid / soldiers / norse mythology / swedish king / traditional dress / pomp / Painting / Mzpainting
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