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 “Leap the Elk carries Princess Tuvstarr”, 1913 (From the book “Princess Tuvstarr (Princess Cottongrass) and the Fishpond”)

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

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

The Princess and the Troll Sons, from The Boy and the Trolls, by John Bauer. ""Look at them," urged the troll mother. "Look at my sons. Handsomer trolls can't be found this side of the moon. But then of course, they take after their mother.

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

John Bauer :"Agneta & the Sea King" (Helena Nyblom) -Swedish Folk Tales

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John Bauer, renowned Swedish (fairytale) illustrator (deceased together with his wife when the steamboat at Lake Vättern sank in a storm)

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

Anjas’ Theme Of The Week: Swedish week Beautiful illustrations by John Bauer > 'Bella's Glorious Adventure'

Yule goat and elf, John Bauer.

forgottenmasterpieces: “ John Albert Bauer June 1882 – 20 November A Swedish painter of some note, with his atmospheric dreamlands, the fairytales of our nightmare subconscious, I feel like.

"The Princess in the Forest" by John Bauer (1882 – 1918), Swedish painter and illustrator

"The Princess in the Forest" by John Bauer John Bauer [Swedish painter and illustrator, This gives me sooo much inspiration!

John Bauer. Amazing...

John Bauer Då och då tog tomten tag i tyglarna (Now and then the brownie took hold of the reins)

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

John Bauer ‘Barn och stentroll’ - The Child and the Stone Troll

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