Kay Nielsen, from "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" - a beautiful story, equally beautiful illustrations. Harry Clarke-esque

Kay Nielsen, illustration to The Giant Who Had No Heart In His Body, from "East of the Sun, West of the Moon". “On that island stands a church; in that well swims a duck.

Detail from "Out Popped the Moon" by Kay Nielsen (Danish, 1886-1957)

Kay Nielsen (Danish 1886 – Illustration from East of the sun and west of the moon

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations | Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

"The queen did not know him"  Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations | Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Old Tales from the North~Illustrated by Kay Nielsen Intricate Scandinavian Fairy Tale 1914

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Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustration East of the Sun West of the Moon

L'art magique: Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen ~ Rosanie or The Inconstant Prince ~ In Powder and Crinoline ~ Hodder & Stoughton ~ 1913 “I have had such a terrible dream,” she declared. “… a pretty bird swooped down, snatched it from my hands and flew away with it.” Enjoy the Art of.

Kay Nielsen illustrations

In Powder and Crinoline - Minon-Minette; Princess Minon-Minette rides out in the world to find Prince Souci

Kay Nielsens Fairy Tale Illustrations

Illustration by Virginia Frances Sterrett, from 'Old French Fairy Tales' by Comtesse Sophie de Ségur.

Kay Nielsen, illustration from “The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain” ("No sooner had he whistled ... ”), 1914. All images © Courtesy of TASCHENIf you’ve seen Fantasia, you are, whether you know it or not, familiar with the work of Kay Nielsen, a Danish artist whose illustrations collide light and dark in sublime, often... <a href="http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/12/03/east-of-the-sun-and-west-of-the-moon/">Read More</a> <span class="link">»</span>

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

Kay Nielsen, illustration from “The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain” (“No Sooner Had He Whistled … ”), ALL IMAGES © courtesy of Taschen - Kay Nielsen’s stunning illustrations for “East of the Sun and West of the Moon: old tales from the North”

Kay Nielsen's Stunning 1914 Illustrations of Scandinavian Fairy Tales - East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North - 'Just as they bent down to take the rose a big dense snow-drift came and carried them away.'| Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsen, illustration to The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain from "East of the Sun, West of the Moon”. "Just as they bent down to take the rose a big dense snow-drift came and carried them away.

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