John Bauer

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.

John Bauer - Illustration for The Boy Who Could Not Be Scared by Alfred Smedberg in the anthology Among Pixies and Trolls.

Here is a piece of a troll herb which nobody else but me can find. John Bauer Illustration for The Boy Who Could Not Be Scared. I love this, I’ve just found John Bauer’s illustrations and think.

Here is a piece of a troll herb which nobody else but me can find, 1912 - John Bauer

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

Huldra represents the alluring and destructive forces of nature.

A huldra is a seductive forest creature found in Scandinavian folklore. A multitude of places in Scandinavia are named after the Hulders, often places by legend associated with the presence of the "hidden folk".

JOHN BAUER, ”LENA OCH RIDDAREN DANSA” (LENA DANCES WITH THE KNIGHT). A nice item at #Bukowskis

“Lena och riddaren dansa” / “ Lena dances with the knight ” Signed John Bauer and dated Watercolour, heightening white, indian ink and pencil on paper. This illustration was created by John Bauer for W. Björk’s fairy.

The little red haired troll boy is named Humpe. Bauer used him repeatedly in his art and he became almost a stand in for the artist himself.

John Bauer, Humpe and his Trollmor - Mother's love, 1917 (not from an illustrated book)

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