In Norse mythology, Pesta is the personification of plagues and the Black Death. She appears as a haggard, old woman dressed in black. Pesta brings death and illness to the farms and villages she visits. But the fate of the inhabitants varies based on what she carries: when she holds a broom everyone dies, but if she holds a rake some inhabitants survive.
7” x 6” (17.78cm x 15.24cm) | Original drawing made with Micron pen on 300gsm cold pressed watercolor paper. Inspired by the 30 day art challenge, “Folklore and Fairytales” hosted by Custom, by Sophy.
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