Sunday, April 25

Battle of Pipervika

The Battle of Trafalgar, as seen from the mizen starboard shrouds of the Victory by J. M. W. Turner (oil on canvas, 18061808) can be an introduction to the scenery we could watch in the Bay of Oslo (Pipervika) yesterday.A Swedish and Danish ship attacked a third ship carrying a Russian flag.With dramatic gunfire and spectacular smoky scenery the three ships made an interesting motive for those who want to try copying Turners paintings.The Battle of Pipervika ended with a withdrawal to the quay under Akershus fortress for the "russian" partyship, while the two others sailed to Aker Brygge where Danmark på Bryggen made it easier for Norwegian to visit Denmark this summer.
"Det er dejlig å være norsk i Danmark".

2 comments:

RuneE said...

Turner visste hva han gjorde (jeg har stor sans for hans arbeider), og jeg skulle gjerne sett dette med en telelinse på kamera.

Anne said...

Hmmm... fikk lyst på en pirat huldra...