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little red cap Gustaf Tenggren--Vintage Fairy Tale Illustration,looks Very influenced by Bauer!

Princess Sleeping in Forest Post Card

“Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest.” Virginia Frances Sterrett 1920 Illustration for Old French Fairy Tales by Sophie de Ségur

artofnarrative:  Illustration by John Bauer

'Till Sagolandet', 1959 A Swedish children's book, A Polar Bear's Tale, in the style of John Bauer

Dando a volta

John Bauer, renowned Swedish (fairytale) illustrator (deceased together with his wife when the steamboat at Lake Vättern sank in a storm)

John Bauer, illustration from “Pojken och Tomtemössan” by Vilhälm Nordin, from “Bland Tomtar och Troll” 1910.

John Bauer, illustration from “Pojken och Tomtemössan” by Vilhälm Nordin, from…


Inge by the Dark Lake Side, by John Bauer. ~ "As soon as Troll Mother had seen the girl standing by the dark lake side, she had decided that here was just the wife for her son"

Arthur Rackham:  Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, was a "warning tale" for children.

"into the woods" _ love this illustration by autumn alchemy http://autumnalchemy.blogspot.com/Etsy shop : http://www.etsy.com/shop/AutumnAlchemy

Red Riding Hood Illustration by Rosie Lauren Smith (Red--Squirrel), United Kingdom