One of the most famous Norwegian painters, Adolph Tidemand, incorporated traditional Bridal Crowns in many pieces of his art:
Adolph Tidemand became and has remained, one of the prominent painters representing Norwegian Romantic Nationanlism. The movement peaked around 1840-1860, but has had tremendous impact on the Norwegian identity as we know it today!
All the images are clickable, if you would like to study the Bridal Crown Art more closely, some of these are supersized (!) 😀
While Adolph Tidemand created many fine pieces with contemporary Bridal Crowns, other artist also explored the topic:
Even internationally, the Norwegian Bridal Wear became subject to artistic depictions:
The Anglo-Dutch artist Nico Jungmann visited Norway in the early 1900s, and these images are from his 1905 book about Norway:
I’m including a few printable collage sheet of Traditional Norwegian Brides:
Find your high quality copies, free for your personal use and enjoyment in the download folder below 🙂
I have plans for several more posts about Norwegian Bridal Crowns, Bunad traditions and other Norwegian traditions. I’ll be sharing these special posts on Sundays, so stay tuned for more Norwegian Sundays to come 😀 Coming up next Sunday is Bridal Crowns in Photography.
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