Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Lahti
Päijät-Häme

Kaupungintalonpuisto
(City Hall Park)

Marjatta

Figure from the Kalevala, Song 50: The shy young virgin Marjatta becomes impregnated from a lingonberry she ate while tending to her flock. She begets a son.
Sakari Tohka
1952

Lahti /  Marjatta   Lahti /  Marjatta

Description

Statue of a nude young woman with a lingonberry-leaf in her hand.

Signature

Sakari Tohka

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 60°58'48" - E 25°39'28")

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