Seldom painted, except in Bouguereau’s pair of paintings showing her mother Nyx and Hemera.
She became quite popular in 19th century paintings, in association with Morpheus and his opium poppies.
Escorts of valkyries, the bird of the gibbet, and seeker of carrion: crows and ravens are associated with death, magic, and more.
Greece, France, death, day, night and more painted by Delacroix, Waterhouse, Watts, Gérôme, Malczewski, ER Hughes, and more.
The Norns, personifications of day and night, minor deities, and the Wild Hunt. Shown in paintings rather than book illustrations.
Including Thor, Odin, Valkyries, Freya, Loki, and Baldr, with a selection of fine paintings rather than book illustrations.
Music and musicians have been very popular themes for paintings since before the Renaissance. How successful are they in evoking our auditory imaginations?
We now associate Valkyries with Wagner and the Vietnam War. They actually come from Norse myth, which Arbo specialised in.