Monday, 16 October 2017

John Bauer - part 5


John Albert Bauer (1882 – 1918) was a Swedish painter and illustrator. His work is concerned with landscape and mythology, but he also composed portraits. He is best known for his illustrations of early editions of Bland tomtar och troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls), an anthology of Swedish folklore and fairy tales.

For more information on John Bauer see part 1, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 4 also.

This is part 5 of a 7-part post on the works of John Bauer:

1913 Among Gnomes and Trolls 7 
(Bland Tomtar Och Troll 7):


Among Gnomes and Trolls 7
( Bland Tomtar och Troll )

Among Gnomes and Trolls 7
( Bland Tomtar och Troll )
Title page

1913 Among Gnomes and Trolls 7
"The Changelings" by Helena Nyblom:


1913  "The Changelings"
( Bortbytingarna ) by Helena Nyblom

1913  "The Changelings" 
( Bortbytingarna ) by Helena Nyblom

1913  "The Changelings"
( Bortbytingarna ) by Helena Nyblom
"Bianca Maria och Trollen"
watercolour 31.5 x 33.5 cm

1913  "The Changelings"
( Bortbytingarna ) by Helena Nyblom
"One evening around midsummer, they went with Bianca Maria deep into the forest"
watercolour 25 x 25 cm
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

1913  "The Changelings" 
( Bortbytingarna ) by Helena Nyblom

1913 Among Gnomes and Trolls 7
"Brother Martin" by Emil Eliason:


1913 "Brother Martin"
( Broder Martin ) by Emil Eliason

1913 "Brother Martin" 
( Broder Martin ) by Emil Eliason

1913 "Brother Martin" 
( Broder Martin ) by Emil Eliason

1913 "Brother Martin" 
( Broder Martin ) by Emil Eliason

1913 "Brother Martin"
( Broder Martin ) by Emil Eliason
pencil, watercolour and gouache 25.4 x 25.4 cm

1913 Sketch for "Brother Martin"
( Broder Martin ) by Emil Eliason

1913 Among Gnomes and Trolls 7
"The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass" 
(Sagan om älgtjuren Skutt och lilla Prinsessan Tuvstarr) 
by Helge Kjellin:


1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 

( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 

( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 

( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 

( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 

( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 
( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin
"Leap Kept Guard as she Slept"

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 
( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin
"Princess Tuvstarr in the Field"

1913 The Tale of the Moose Hop and the Little Princess Cotton Grass 
( Sagan om äldtjuren Skutt och lilla prinsessan Tuvstarr ) by Helge Kjellin
"Still, Tuvstarr sits and gazes down into the water" 
pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper 25 x 25 cm 
Malmö konstmuseum, Sweden

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1913 School book by John Bauer and Cyrus Granér:











































































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1913 In the Christmas Night

1913 Lucia

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

John Bauer - part 4

John and Ester Bauer

John Albert Bauer (1882 – 1918) was a Swedish painter and illustrator. His work is concerned with landscape and mythology, but he also composed portraits. He is best known for his illustrations of early editions of Bland tomtar och troll (Among Gnomes and Trolls), an anthology of Swedish folklore and fairy tales.

For more information on John Bauer see part 1, and for earlier works, see parts 1 - 3 also.

This is part 4 of a 7-part post on the works of John Bauer:

1911 "Our Father's God Saga" 
(Fädernas Gudsaga) by Viktor Tydberg:


Colour plate from the front cover
( Odin speaks with Mimir's head for the last time )

1911 "Awake Groa, Awake Mother"

Freya by Svipdag on Singastein

Freya greets Svipdag

Loki lures Idun from Asgard

Loki swallows Gullveig's heart

Mountain Troll

Odin rides out to test Sleipner

Odin speaks with Mimir's head for the last time

Svipdag speaks with Thökk

Thor and Thjalfi's battle with Hrungnir and Mökkurkalfi

Tyr and Fenrir

1911 "The King's Choice" by Anna Wahlenberg:


1911 "The King's Choice" by Anna Wahlenberg

1911 "The King's Choice" by Anna Wahlenberg


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1911 "The Maiden in the Castle of Rosy Clouds"
by Harald Östenson

1911 "The Maiden in the Castle of Rosy Clouds"
by Harald Östenson
"He Gave the Dragon a Mighty Blow"

1911 Front cover of "Jul-tomten"
( The Christmas Gnome )

1911 Monas Lisa and Santa Claus

1912 "Christmas Gift"
( Julklappen )

1912 "Julebocken" Yule Goat
pencil, watercolour heightened with white on paper 34.5 x 29 cm

1913 "Two Trolls"
woodcut 18.5 x 15.5 cm ( image )

1913 A Forest Troll

1913 Trolls by Starlight

1912 Among Gnomes and Trolls 6 
(Bland Tomtar Och Troll 6):



1912 Among Gnomes and Trolls 6
"Innocence Hiking" 
( Oskuldens vandring ) by Helena Nyblom:

1912 "Innocence Hiking"
( Oskuldens vandring )
by Helena Nyblom

1912 "Innocence Hiking" 
( Oskuldens vandring ) 
by Helena Nyblom variant
1912 "Innocence Hiking"
( Oskuldens vandring ) by Helena Nyblom

1912 "Innocence Hiking" 
( Oskuldens vandring ) by Helena Nyblom

1912 "Innocence Hiking"
( Oskuldens vandring ) by Helena Nyblom
"She Kissed the Bear on the Nose"
pencil. ink, watercolour and gouache on paper 25 x 25 cm

1912 Among Gnomes and Trolls 6
 "The Boy Who Was Never Afraid" 
(Pojken som aldrig var rädd) by Alfred Smedberg:

1912 "The Boy Who Was Never Afraid"
( Pojken som aldrig var rädd ) by Alfred Smedberg

1912 "The Boy Who Was Never Afraid"
(Pojken som aldrig var rädd) by Alfred Smedberg
"Here is a piece of a troll herb which nobody else but me can find"

1912 "The Boy Who Was Never Afraid"
(Pojken som aldrig var rädd) by Alfred Smedberg
"Oh my, What a little runt! exclaimed the Troll"
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1912 "The Wizard's Coat"
(Trollkarlens kappa) by Anna Wahlenberg

1912 Among Gnomes and Trolls 6
 "Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman" 
by Vilhälm Nordin:

1912 Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman
by Vilhälm Nordin
"He drank at the lake"

1912 Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman
by Vilhälm Nordin
"Humpe climbed up on his lap"

1912 Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman
by Vilhälm Nordin
"Humpe"
He saw her hiding in the tree

1912 Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman
by Vilhälm Nordin "Humpe"

1912 Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman
by Vilhälm Nordin
"Meeting on the Forest Path"

1913 illustration: Trollsonen som hade solögon och vart skogsman 
by Vilhälm Nordin 
"Humpe in the Woods" 
pencil, watercolour and gouache on canvas 45 x 45 cm