“Sagan om älgtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr” from “Bland Tomtar och Troll 1913″, by John Bauer
Painting by the Swedish artist John Bauer (1882--1918). He made pictures of creatures in the Swedish folk belief, inspired by the deep dark forests. Here is princess "Tuvstarr" surrounded by trolls.
0312 - FÅGEL BLÅ 1911
© John Bauer - Lithograph 2 (1915)-- Her hair suggests roots and her crown looks like a sprouting plant.
Leaps the Elk and Little Princess Cottongrass, illustrated by John Bauer, 1913
John Bauer - Bella (1)
John Bauer (Swedish, 1882-1918, b. Jönköping, Sweden) - Princess Tuvstarr, Trollens Styfdotter (detail), 1915 Lithograph
John Bauer - Herr Birre och trollen (Master Birre and the goblins), 1909