Aug 9, 2015
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Swedish kurbits folk pattern

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Swedish kurbits folk pattern. Winter Carl Hansson’s painting from 1797 in the Zorn Museum in Mora. As appears in Svante Svärdströms book Dalmålningar i urval, Stockholm 1975.

National Museum of Finland’s caption on its website says (roughly translated from Swedish):

The huge gourd represents Dala painters successor idea of the vineyard luxuriance and magnificence in the 20th chapter of Matthew.

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