“Sagan om älgtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr” from “Bland Tomtar och Troll 1913″, by John Bauer

“Sagan om älgtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr” from “Bland Tomtar och Troll 1913″, by John Bauer

This is from one of my favorite books from childhood: "Swedish Fairy Tales." It's hard to pick my favorite illustration.  John Bauer - illustrator

This is from one of my favorite books from childhood: "Swedish Fairy Tales." It's hard to pick my favorite illustration. John Bauer - illustrator

John Bauer (1882 – 1918), Swedish painter and illustrator

Concept art for 1937's Snow White is gorgeous in its own right

John Bauer (1882 – 1918), Swedish painter and illustrator

Melusina Mermaid: "Scandinavian Ballad Stories: Agnes & the Merman", Adam Oehlenschläger; "Agneta & the Sea King", John Bauer

Melusina Mermaid: "Scandinavian Ballad Stories: Agnes & the Merman", Adam Oehlenschläger; "Agneta & the Sea King", John Bauer

© John Bauer - Lithograph 2 (1915)-- Her hair suggests roots and her crown looks like a sprouting plant.

© John Bauer - Lithograph 2 (1915)-- Her hair suggests roots and her crown looks like a sprouting plant.

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• fairy tale John Bauer scandinavian folk lore scandinavian folklore eaja •

John Bauer, Swedish illustrator (1882-1918). Bland tomtar och troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls).

John Bauer, Swedish illustrator (1882-1918). Bland tomtar och troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls).

I may already have this one - but so precious - worth re-pinning!!! ~ ~ ~John Bauer - Bella (1)

I may already have this one - but so precious - worth re-pinning!!! ~ ~ ~John Bauer - Bella (1)

The Trolls and The Girl

John Bauer

The Trolls and The Girl

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swedish folklore | ... tale John Bauer scandinavian folk lore scandinavian folklore eaja

John Bauer (1882-1918)

John Bauer (1882-1918)

Lucia stamp design by John Bauer, Swedish artist 1882-1918

Lucia stamp design by John Bauer, Swedish artist 1882-1918

"Freya and Svipdag" -- Norse mythology illustration by John Bauer https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svipdagr

"Freya and Svipdag" -- Norse mythology illustration by John Bauer https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svipdagr

Charles Vess & Greenman Press » 10 artists that I like: #8 John Bauer

Charles Vess & Greenman Press » 10 artists that I like: #8 John Bauer

John Bauer (woman putting out porridge for the Tomtwn , Swedish Christmas tradition)

John Bauer (woman putting out porridge for the Tomtwn , Swedish Christmas tradition)

Tyr and Fenrir from "Our Fathers' Godsaga". Illustrated by John Bauer.

Tyr and Fenrir from "Our Fathers' Godsaga". Illustrated by John Bauer.

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