John Bauer (Ilustraciones)

J O H N    B A U E R
(Junio 4, 1882 – Noviembre 20, 1918)

Fue un ilustrador sueco mayormente reconocido por su trabajo en cuentos de su país de origen como Our Fathers’ Godsaga, Sagovarld (Historias de Hadas y folclore sueco) y Bland Tomtar och Troll (Entre los duendes y los trolls). Aquí una muestra de su trabajo:

Odin and Slipnir

Odin and Slipnir

Freja and Svipdag

Freja and Svipdag

Svipdag (transformed) with Freja

Svipdag (transformed) with Freja

If only the people hadn't had dogs it might still have been bearable

If only the people hadn’t had dogs it might still have been bearable

Troll Mother decided that here was just the wife for her son

Troll Mother decided that here was just the wife for her son

"Thank you for the beautiful pear", she said

“Thank you for the beautiful pear”, she said

"You villain, you rogue!" cried old Lady Skinflint.

“You villain, you rogue!” cried old Lady Skinflint

At that moment the frog became a beautiful fairy girl

At that moment the frog became a beautiful fairy girl

Klampe-Lampe had dug himself a large hole under seven immense spruce trees

Klampe-Lampe had dug himself a large hole under seven immense spruce trees

Messengers from the troll people had come to consult the witch

Messengers from the troll people had come to consult the witch

He blew a tune on the birchbark horn

He blew a tune on the birchbark horn

Suddenly, he saw an strange-looking woman crawling along

Suddenly, he saw an strange-looking woman crawling along

Tjovik climbed up into the old tomte's lap and stroked his beard

They were so busy counting the treasure that they neither saw nor heard Tjovik enterOnce upon a time a young prince went riding out in the moonlightCould it possibly be this ring he asked.

Dragon

Dragon

You Mean this Magic Herb

You Mean this Magic Herb

The golden Key

The golden Key

She gave the Eagle her petticoat

She gave the Eagle her petticoat

He found her hiding in a tree

He found her hiding in a tree

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