From the Viking Era to Döderhultarn, Trygg, and Modern Carvers Harley Refsal has been decorated by the King of Norway for his pioneering contributions to Norwegian culture, particularly traditional Scandinavian flat-plane figure carving. Here he presents a fascinating overview of Scandinavian figure carving from the Viking era to the modern day, with photographs and illustrations of medieval decorative pieces. Biographies of the greatest 19th- and 20th-century Scandinavian carvers are provided along with representative photographs of their work. Readers can even try their hand at the art, with step-by-step instructions for carving an iconic Dalecarlian horse. Paperback.
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