Dating a swedish man
Sweden leads the way with the highest amount of rune stones with a total of 2,800 inscriptions.
Approximately 85% of all the identified blocks have been in Sweden.
During the Bronze Age, a spiral ornamentation was produced in the style that existed in Denmark.
These foreign artists trained new generations of Swedish artists.
More significant art collections were acquired through spoils of war.
One period when Nordic art exerted a strong influence over the rest of northern Europe was in Viking art, and there are many survivals, both in stone monuments left untouched around the countryside, and objects excavated in modern times.
The Reformation greatly disrupted Swedish artistic traditions, and left the existing body of painters and sculptors without large markets.