She kissed the bear on the nose (c. 1910 by John Bauer) (great print for bedroom art collection of beautiful illustrations of night time magic)

'She kissed the bear on the nose' From "Bella's Glorious Adventure" by Helena Nyblom John Bauer [Swedish painter and illustrator,

John Bauer, Swedish illustrator. Har vuxit upp med sagor illustrerade av detta konstnärliga geni.

John Bauer - The Magician’s Cape - “Alvida did not touch any of the fruit herself. She let it fall, piece by piece, and tired and thirsty travelers came along, picked up a pear or an apple, and blessed the gift.

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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.

Till Sagolandet (To Fairyland): John Bauer cover illustration

A selection John Bauer illustrations and art prints from Bland Tomtar Och Troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls), Our Fathers' Godsaga, Sagovarld, as well as designs and paintings.

‘Bland Tomtar och Troll I’ / ‘Among Gnomes and Trolls I’ by John Bauer, published 1907.

"Bland Tomtar och Troll I" (Among Gnomes and Trolls I) by John Bauer, published

John Bauer ! From Great Swedish Fairy Tales.

JOHN BAUER "Now he was riding, jubilantly happy, on the airy billowing highway toward the shining golden Castle of Rosy Clouds." -- from The Maiden in the Castle of Rosy Clouds by Harald Ostenson Agneta by John Bauer

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''Good evening, old man! the boy greeted'' Illustration of Walter Stenström's The boy and the trolls or The Adventure in childrens' anthology Among pixies and trolls - John Bauer