King Gustav Vasa of Sweden Addressing Men from Dalarna in Mora

Oil on canvas | 48.5 x 73.5cm | Sign. 1836

Johan Gustaf Sandberg

In Mora, Gustav Vasa urges the peasantry to rebel against the Danes. The year is 1520, and a new Sweden is about to emerge. When Sandberg painted the scene in 1836, Gustav Vasa was regarded as a national hero. Sandberg also painted the scene as a lar...
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