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In by Silvio DellʼAcqua

This painting by the painter Jacob Heinrich Elbfas (c.1600–1664) is probably the oldest representation of Stockholm and the oldest Swedish panorama. Preserved in Storkyrkan’s cathedral, it is the copy of 1636 an earlier painting from 1535 gone lost, which depicts an atmospheric optical phenomenon observed in the sky of Stockholm on the morning of April 20, 1535: a particularly spectacular …