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Time of innocence, Norway, Pre WWII

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Anders Beer Wilse, Cigaretreklame dame lysestake frugt, 1935, (Norway)

Reflection in smoke.

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Theodor Kittelson, Norwegian artist 1857-1914

Famous for his art of fairy tales, legends and trolls. Here the princess looks like she is delousing a troll. Kittelson’s art looks a bit like it influenced the trolls of Maurice Sendak.  

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Baldishol tapestry (Norwegian), 12th century

The part which has been preserved – the two months of April and May – is a fragment of a larger tapestry designed as a frieze which most likely consisted of 12 motives – one for each month of the … Continue reading

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