Framed Kraken Sea Monster Attacking Ship | Norse Viking Mythology Giant Squid, Octopus Antique Framed Fine Art Print

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  • The Kraken is often described as a giant octopus or giant squid, and is said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The Kraken is said to have the power to attack ships and drag sailors down to their deaths.

    Kraken mythology can be traced back to Norse seafarers and fisherman, who told tales of a giant sea monster that dwelled off the coast. They described it as a giant creature with tentacles that could drag ships and sailors down to the depths of the ocean. The creature's size was said to be so large that it was able to create huge whirlpools, which sailors would avoid at all costs.

    You'll receive framed, heavyweight, giclée, acid-free print that's created to last for generations.

    • Handmade by expert picture framers
    • Giclée, museum quality, acid-free paper
    • Framed prints are delivered ready to hang
    • Milled, high-quality wood with a satin finish
    • Hanging hardware and acrylic front-protector is included


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    Kraken mythology gained widespread recognition through literary works. One notable mention is in Alfred, Lord Tennyson's famous poem "The Kraken," where it is depicted as a dormant creature resting at the bottom of the sea. It was also prominently featured in Jules Verne's novel "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea," where the protagonists encounter a giant cephalopod resembling the Kraken.

    The kraken is still a popular subject of fiction and fantasy, especially in movies, video games, and comics. Some examples are Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), Clash of the Titans (1981 and 2010), God of War II (2007), and Hellboy (2004). 


    Museum Quality, Giclée Paper

    Museum-quality, acid-free giclée paper and Epson inks won't fade or discolor over time.


    Pre-Installed Hanging Hardware

    Hanging hardware and acrylic front-protector is included

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