Altarpiece showing repentance.
 Hjorth, Bror

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Title:Altarpiece showing repentance
Notes:"The left wing of the altar piece in Jukkasjärvi church, made by Bror Hjorth, shows preacher Lars Levi Læstadius talking to the people. One repenting sinner is breaking a barrel of vodka, whild another is giving back a stolen reindeer." "Hjorth was one of Sweden’s best-known sculptors and painters, and was professor of art at the Royal University College of Fine Arts in Stockholm from 1949 to 1959."-- [from Wikimedia] -- Photo by Skogsfrun.
Date:mid 20th century
Artist:Hjorth, Bror
Building:Jukkasjärvi Church

Scripture:Ezekiel 33:7-11
Lectionary links:AProp18
General Subject:Repentance

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Record Number:55964 Last Updated: 2020-02-08 15:36:18 Record Created: 2014-05-18 18:41:12
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