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Chest from Huglo, painted in 1820 by Gunder Gundersen Handeland

Skorven

19.06.2018

Kjerland

26.05.2018

On the farms Kjerland and Røynstrond, east of the river that flows into the fjord, we find many decorative painters who belong to the so-called sòlekistemålarane in Hardanger: Knut and Mikkjel Røynstrand and Johannes Jonsson Kjærland.

The decorations in the house from Li

Li

12.06.2018

Section of the lid of the chest painted around 1830, by Nils Johannesson Tveiterås

Tveit

16.06.2018

“The Karla Tannery”, Valestrand

Valestrandsfossen- tanning industry

18.06.2018

Valestrand became a centre for the tanning industry in Osterøy; one of the old crafts that has developed into a local industry with many places of work. From the 1870s ever more ventures were started. Many of the large sea houses we see today around the bay have been places for tanning and leather enterprises.

Ålmerket

29.03.2018

The chest from Sekse, painted by Gunnar Årekol in 1813.

Årekol

27.05.2018

Rosemåling

Frette

06.03.2019

Lysøen, Os

Lysøen

27.03.2019

Lysøen, this fairytale castle with its Russian-inspired onion dome on the corner turret, stands as a reminder of the diversity of the period called Historicism and a monument to a versatile artist; a key figure in the Norwegian National Romanticism.