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Panel - FREJ VED BIDFROST

FREJ VED BIDFROST

  • Object:

    Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Denmark (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brandstrup, Finn, born 1936 (maker)
    Brandstrup, Finn, born 1936 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted enamel on copper

  • Museum number:

    C.106-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rectangular copper panel with painted enamels, depicting Frej the fertility goddess at the Bifrost or rainbow bridge Åsgard, from Norse mythology. To the left is a vertical column enclosing four rainbow striped circles, representing the rainbow bridge. On the right is a pale blue amoeba like form with waving tentacles. The background is a red and orange landscape with striped blue and yellow sail like forms floating in an arc from the bottom left corner to the mid right hand side.

Place of Origin

Denmark (made)

Date

ca. 1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Brandstrup, Finn, born 1936 (maker)
Brandstrup, Finn, born 1936 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Painted enamel on copper

Dimensions

Height: 1.24 m, Width: 2.04 m, Depth: 0.04 m

Object history note

Purchased from the artist.

Descriptive line

'Frej Ved Bidfrost', copper panel with painted enamels, made by Finn Brandstrup, Denmark, ca.1980. The panel is a semi-abstract depiction of a scene from Norse mythology.

Materials

Enamel; Copper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Ceramics; Enamels

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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