“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

© 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.

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

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 (1882-1918)

John Bauer (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

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

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

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

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)

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