"Tor såsom Freya, Loke brudtärna" by Carl Larsson and Gunnar Forssell, published in Fredrik Sander's 1893 edition of the Poetic Edda.

Thor dressed as Freya, by Carl Larsson and Gunnar Forssell, #ThrowbackThorsday for 10/30/14

“Tor såsom Freya, Loke brudtärna” by Carl Larsson and Gunnar Forssell, published in Fredrik Sander’s 1893 edition of the Poetic Edda. Thor is dressed as Freyja and attended by Loki, who is also cross-dressing, for reasons explained in Þrymskviða, the Lay of Thrym. Here’s a quick and easy retelling of that story.

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