John Bauer Nordic Myth and Fairy Tale Art and Illustration

Artsy Craftsy: Fairy Tale Art and Illustration

The Art of Myth and Fairy Tale

John Bauer Art: Art of Swedish artist John Bauer. These pages are an extension of the John Bauer pages. The Art Passions images that are available as prints are listed here. The Art Passions John Bauer Fairytale Page is a far more exhaustive gallery. John Bauer art and illustrations from: Our Fathers' Godsaga, Bland Tomtar Och Troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls), Princess Tuvstarr, Sagovarld (Fairy World), Till Sagolandet (To Fairyland), and Paintings, Yule images, and designs for stamps. In addition to book illustrations, Bauer also illustrated magazines, and designed stamps and advertisements.

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Latest Additions

Till Sagolandet by John Bauer

Till Sagolandet (To Fairyland)

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Lucia, John Bauer design for a stamp


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Princess Tuvstarr

Princess Tuvstarr is waiting there still...

She is Looking for her Heart

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Leap the Elk

Leap the Elk

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When Mother Troll Took in the King's Washing

Inge by the Lake

Inge by the Lake

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The Troll Kettle

Troll Kettle

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The Magician's Cape

The Magician Flew Away with the Fruits

The Magician Flew Away

Magician's Fruits art print

Alvida's window

Alvida's window

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The Seven Wishes / The Four Big Trolls

Before him appeared a beautiful fairy girl

A Beautiful Fairy Girl

Seven Wishes

The Messengers

Troll Messengers

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The Troll Ride

He Felt Someone Riding Behind Him

Someone Riding Behind Him

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The Ring

The Prince Riding in the Moonlight

Riding in the Moonlight

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Do You Mean *This* Ring?

Do You Mean *This* Ring?

Magic Ring Bauer art print

Lord of the Day

I Have the Crown

I Have the Crown

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Innocence Hiking

She kissed the bear on the nose

She Kissed the Bear

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She offered it to the eagle

She offered it to the eagle

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He Found her Hiding in a Tree

He Found Her Hiding in a Tree

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The Gold Key

Lena held up the Key

Lena Held up the Key

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The Troll Mother Seeks a Wife

Troll Lunch

Troll Lunch

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The Princess and the Troll Brothers

Princess and Troll Brothers

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Our Fathers' Godsaga

Tyr and Fenrir

Tyr and Fenrir

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Mountain Troll

Mountain Troll

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Other Tales and Paintings

John Bauer, Princess in the Forest art print

Princess in the Forest

Princess in the Forst print

He Blew Upon the Birch Bark Horn

He Blew Upon the Horn

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The Coronation of the Queen

The Coronation of the Queen

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The King of Troll Mountain

King of Troll Mountain

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He Held Up a Magic Herb

You Mean this Magic Herb

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Trolls by Starlight

Trolls by Starlight

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Into the Wide World

Into the Wide World

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The Trolls were Busy Counting Their Treasure

Trolls Counting their Treasure

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The Witch of Hulta Wood

Witch of Hulta Wood

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The Castle of Rosy Clouds

The Castle of Rosy Clouds

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He Fought the Dragon

He Fought the Dragon

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Putte Rode to Bjorkudden

Putte Road to Bjorkudden

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Troll Gumma

Troll Gumma

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Buy Eve art print

Christmas Goat

Christmas Goat

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John Bauer Illustrations by Book

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our fathers' godsaga

princess tuvstarr

when mother troll took in the king's washing

magician's cape

the seven wishes

the four big trolls

the troll ride

the ring

lord of the day

innocence hiking


the gold key

the troll mother seeks a wife

paintings, jule images

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