'Midvinterblot' Midwinter's Sacrifice by Carl Larsson 1915 ~ painting created for the hall of the central staircase in the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm; depicts a legend from Norse Mythology in which the Swedish King Domalde was sacrificed in order to avert a famine.

'Midvinterblot' Midwinter's Sacrifice by Carl Larsson 1915 ~ painting created for the hall of the central staircase in the Nationalmuseum in Stockholm; depicts a legend from Norse Mythology in which the Swedish King Domalde was sacrificed in order to avert a famine.

Midvinterblot is a painting created for the hall of the central staircase in Nationalmuseum in Stockholm by the Swedish painter Carl Larsson in 1915. It is Sweden's most debated painting. It was initially refused by the museum and it took until 1997 for the Nationalmuseum to buy the painting from a collector and to install it permanently where Carl Larsson had intended it to be.

Midvinterblot is a painting created for the hall of the central staircase in Nationalmuseum in Stockholm by the Swedish painter Carl Larsson in 1915. It is Sweden's most debated painting. It was initially refused by the museum and it took until 1997 for the Nationalmuseum to buy the painting from a collector and to install it permanently where Carl Larsson had intended it to be.

The staircase with Carl Larsson fresco | by Nationalmuseum Stockholm

The staircase with Carl Larsson fresco | by Nationalmuseum Stockholm

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