John Bauer illustration, Jule Goat 1917

forgottenmasterpieces: “ John Albert Bauer June 1882 – 20 November A Swedish painter of some note, with his atmospheric dreamlands, the fairytales of our nightmare subconscious, I feel like.

Leap the Elk

John Bauer “Leap the Elk carries Princess Tuvstarr”, 1913 (From the book “Princess Tuvstarr (Princess Cottongrass) and the Fishpond”)

John Bauer

* The Yule Goat is one of the oldest Scandinavian and Northern European Yule symbols and traditions.

Lucia, John Bauer

Image collections of Swedish artist John Bauer. Art and illustrations from Our Fathers' Godsaga, Swedish Fairy and Folk Tales, Lapp Folk, Swansuit, more.

Tuvstarr riding Leap the Elk

(Scandinavian fairy tale aesthetic) John Bauer Art: Trolls, Fairy Tales and Folk Tales - Swedish .

Agneta and the Sea King

Melusina Mermaid: "Scandinavian Ballad Stories: Agnes the Merman", Adam Oehlenschläger; "Agneta the Sea King", John Bauer

She kissed the bear on the nose

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

Princess Tuvstarr

John Bauer - Princess Tuvstarr, 1913 , 'she stares at the water looking for her heart.' An Illustration for the book, Princess Tuvstarr and the Fishpond.