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John Bauer, Leap the Elk and the Little Princess Cottongrass

John Bauer - from 'Leap the Elk and the Little Princess Cottongrass' aka 'The story of Skutt the Moose and little Princess Tuvstarr'. The store is by Helge Kjellin, 1913

john bauer - trollen i domberget vänta främmande

john bauer - trollen i domberget vänta främmande

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We had to choose an Swedish artist and i choose John Bauer, so, this is made with watercolor.

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

Odin and Sleipnir, from "Fädernas gudasaga berättad för ungdomen" Viktor Rydberg, illustrated by John Bauer, 1906.

"Odin and Sleipnir" illustrated by John Bauer in 1911 for Our Fathers' Godsaga by Viktor Rydberg via Wikipedia. Odin's steed Sleipnir, the best of all horses, is the eight-legged horse of Norse myth.

Winter Solstice: For the most part the shortest day of the year seems to go mostly unnoticed or nothing more than a simulacrum for the modern revival of ancient and forgotten practices.

Winter Solstice

John Bauer, Swedish illustrator Julbocken from Winter Tales about the Yule Goat, 1912