John Bauer

"John Bauer, renowned and beloved Swedish illustrator still today. Deceased in the past when he and his wife took the steam boat over the deep lake of Vattern in my county. There was a huge storm torning up and the boat sank"

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John Bauer-Då och då tog tomten tag i tyglarna - John Bauer - Wikipedia

Nordic Thoughts: John Bauer illustration

Julstämning (A Spirit of Christmas). Gothenburg, Sweden: Åhlèn & Åkerlunds Publishers, Marvelous cover illustration by John Bauer, my favorite Swedish illustrator.