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Sólon Íslandus




Sólon Íslandus

Sölvi Helgason (), or Sólon Íslandus as he also called himself, is indisputably Iceland’s most fascinating folk artist; a charismatic outsider both in his life and in his art. He was a rover, a scholar and an artist, but also a capricious eccentric who disobeyed the law of Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.

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Sólon Bistro Bar • Bankastræti 7a, Reykjavík • (+) • [email protected]

- This illustration is by Iceland’s most famous vagabond, Sölvi Helgason, who called himself Sólon Íslandus. If the name sounds familiar it is because there is a restaurant/bar in downtown Reykjavík by that name. Sölvi was born into poverty in and from the age of six was fostered out to various farms. He star.


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  1.  · Sólon Íslandus, whose real name was Sölvi Helgason, was an Icelandic 19th Century drifter and painter who was arrested for vagrancy and sent to Copenhagen in chains. He is immortalized in a novel by Davíð Stefánsson, as well as with the downtown bar that bears his (assumed) name.

  2. Other articles where Solon Islandus is discussed: Davíð Stefánsson: He wrote a powerful novel, Sólon Islandus (), about a daydreaming 19th-century vagabond whose intellectual ambitions are smothered by society; a successful play, Gullna hliðið (; The Golden Gate, , in Fire and Ice: Three Icelandic Plays); and other prose works, but they are overshadowed by his verse.

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