This is one of the most recognizable paintings of those created by Theodor Severin Kittelsen. The Norwegian musical band Burzum chose her to serve as the cover art of their album Filosofem, released back in 1996....
Back in the 1890s, the artist wrote the book titled "Black Death", dedicated to the plague epidemic that took place in Norway. One of the eerie illustrations for it was a gloomy black-and-white picture "The Beggar" - a dead pilgrim lying on a forest road, over whom a flock of...
Norwegians believe that fabulous creatures do live side by side with us. There are so many breathtaking and magical stories about encounters with them, which can be heard in Scandinavia....