What is the Finnish national epic that Gallen-Kallela is known for illustrating?
The Kalevala is a Finnish national epic, compiled and edited by Elias Lönnrot in the 19th century. It is based on oral folklore collected from Karelia and Ingria, and tells the stories of ancient Finnish heroes and gods. The Kalevala has been translated into many languages, and has been adapted into operas, ballets, and films.
The Captivating Colors of Gallen-Kallela: A Quiz on the Artistic Journey of Akseli Gallen-Kallela