Into Valhalla

Karen E Camilleri

Melbourne, Australia

  • Available
    Products
    43
  • Artist
    Notes
  • Artwork Comments 11

Apparel

Cases & Skins

Wall Art

Home Decor

Bags

Stationery

Artist's Description

Ring Cycle Festival Series – Federation Square Melbourne
Wagner’s Bicentennial
Nikon D90 18-200mm
The Valkyries: Chooser of the Slain
The Valkyries were female warlike virgins, who mounted upon horses and armed themselves with helmets and spears. They decided who would die in a battle. They would hover over the battlefield, like birds over their prey. There would be six, nine, or thirteen Valkyries at a time. They would select among half of those who died in battle. And then bring them to Valhalla. The other half would go to the goddess Freya’s afterlife field Folkvangr. Freya always had the first pick, of the fallen Vikings. Odin allowed some of the maidens to take the form of beautiful white swans, but if a Valkyrie was seen by a human without her swanlike disguise, she would become an ordinary mortal and could never again return to Valhalla. (Curtesy of Internet)

Artwork Comments

  • canonman99
  • Karen E Camilleri
  • Poete100
  • Karen E Camilleri
  • Poete100
  • Andrew  Makowiecki
  • Karen E Camilleri
  • © Kira Bodensted
  • Karen E Camilleri
  • John  Kapusta
  • Karen E Camilleri
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.