The Kalevala is the national saga of Finland. The illustration shows the fight for the Sampo, a scene from the third Väinämöinen-cycle. The drawing was for a exhibition of german and finish illustrators. (Cool Finland. Meltdown in Darmstadt.)
This illustration was selected by an intern. jury for Lürzers "200 best Illustrators 2016/2017).
Detail of the original pen & ink drawing.