Depiction of Birkebeiner skiers carrying Prince Haakon to safety during the winter of 1206 has become a national Norwegian icon. The prince grew up to be King Haakon IV who reigned from 1217 to 1263, for life.
By Knud Larsen Bergslien (May 15, 1827 – November 27, 1908). Bergslien was a Norwegian painter, teacher and master artist, whose art portrayed the lives of the Norwegian people, their history and heroes of the past.
Available in 2 sizes
9.75 x 13” on 12 x 18” paper or
16 x 21.25” on 17 x 22.5” paper
Learn more about the story of Birkebeiner.