L'art magique: Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen ~ Rosanie or The Inconstant Prince ~ In Powder and Crinoline ~ Hodder & Stoughton ~ 1913 “I have had such a terrible dream,” she declared. “… a pretty bird swooped down, snatched it from my hands and flew away with it.” Enjoy the Art of.

Kay Nielsen, from "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" - a beautiful story, equally beautiful illustrations. Harry Clarke-esque

Kay Nielsen, illustration to The Giant Who Had No Heart In His Body, from "East of the Sun, West of the Moon". “On that island stands a church; in that well swims a duck.

Detail from "Out Popped the Moon" by Kay Nielsen (Danish, 1886-1957)

Kay Nielsen (Danish 1886 – Illustration from East of the sun and west of the moon

Concept art by Kay Nielsen for the 'Night on Bald Mountain' sequence from Disney’s "Fantasia" (1940)

Concept art by Kay Nielsen for the 'Night on Bald Mountain' sequence from Disney’s "Fantasia"

Illustration pour L'est du soleil et l'ouest de la lune, 1914

Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustration East of the Sun West of the Moon

Illustration pour L'est du soleil et l'ouest de la lune, 1914

Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen ~ 1914 East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North, A Collection of Scandinavian Fairy Tales, 8

Kay Nielsen's Stunning 1914 Illustrations of Scandinavian Fairy Tales | Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsen, illustration from “The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain” ("No sooner had he whistled ... ”), 1914. All images © Courtesy of TASCHENIf you’ve seen Fantasia, you are, whether you know it or not, familiar with the work of Kay Nielsen, a Danish artist whose illustrations collide light and dark in sublime, often... <a href="http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/12/03/east-of-the-sun-and-west-of-the-moon/">Read More</a> <span class="link">»</span>

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

Kay Nielsen, illustration from “The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain” (“No Sooner Had He Whistled … ”), ALL IMAGES © courtesy of Taschen - Kay Nielsen’s stunning illustrations for “East of the Sun and West of the Moon: old tales from the North”

L'art magique: Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen

Danish artist Kay Rasmus Nielsen East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North - a collection of Scandinavian fairy tales Originally published in 1914 'Then He Took Her Home'

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