Monday, 9 October 2017

John Bauer - part 3



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 and 2 also.

This is part 3 of a 7-part post on the works of John Bauer:



1908 Sitting "Same"
( Lapp Woman )

1909 "Christmas Goat"
( Julbocken )

1909 "Spirit of Christmas"
( Julstämning )
Åhlèn & Åkerlunds publishers, Gothenberg, Sweden

1909 "The Crofters and the Gnomes" by Anna Wahlenberg:


1909 "The Crofters and the Gnomes" by Anna Wahlenberg

1909 "The Crofters and the Gnomes" by Anna Wahlenberg

1909 "The Crofters and the Gnomes" by Anna Wahlenberg

1909 Among Gnomes and Trolls 3 
( Bland Tomtar och Troll 3 ):


Front Cover

1909c Sketch for cover image ( not used )

Bland Tomtar och Troll 3
"Cinderella"


Bland Tomtar och Troll 3
"Cinderella"

1909 Bland Tomtar och Troll 3
" Mr Birre and the Trolls" 
(Herr birre och Trollen) by Vilhälm Nordin:


1909 " Mr Birre and the Trolls"
( Herr birre och Trollen ) by Vilhälm Nordin

1909 " Mr Birre and the Trolls"
(Herr birre och Trollen) by Vilhälm Nordin
"Trollkäringar used to work with Tinka-Lillfot-Gold hair"

1909 " Mr Birre and the Trolls" 
(Herr birre och Trollen) by Vilhälm Nordin 
"Trollkäringar used to work with Tinka-Lillfot-Gold hair"

1909 " Mr Birre and the Trolls" 
(Herr birre och Trollen) by Vilhälm Nordin 
"Trollkäringar used to work with Tinka-Lillfot-Gold hair"

1909 " Mr Birre and the Trolls"
( Herr birre och Trollen ) by Vilhälm Nordin
watercolour and pencil on paper 26.5 x 25 cm

1909 Bland Tomtar och Troll 3
"Lord of the Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" ( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér:


1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman"
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér
"He blew upon a birchbark horn"
version 1

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér
"He blew upon a birchbark horn"
version 2

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér
"He blew upon a birchbark horn"
version 3

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér
"He blew upon a birchbark horn"
version 4

1909 "The Four Big Trolls and Little Peter Pastureman" 
( Sagan om de fyra stortrollen och lille Vill-Vallareman ) by Cyrus Granér

1909 Bland Tomtar och Troll 3
"The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte" by Alfred Smedberg:


1909 "The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte"
( Trollen och tomtepojken ) by Alfred Smedberg
version 1

1909 "The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte" 
( Trollen och tomtepojken ) by Alfred Smedberg
Version 2

1909 "The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte"
( Trollen och tomtepojken ) by Alfred Smedberg
"But how do I get into the mountain? the gnome boy asked"

1909 "The Trolls and the Youngest Tomte"
( Trollen och tomtepojken ) by Alfred Smedberg
"On the middle of the floor there was an open treasure chest and with two horrible trolls sitting"
 

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1909 Study of Bauer's wife Ester

1910 "Flower of Happiness at Solberga cliff"
( Lyckoblomman på Solberga klint ) by Alfred Smedberg

1910 "The Boy and the Raven"
( Pojken och  korpen )

1910 "The Boy and the Raven"
( Pojken och  korpen )

1910 "She Kissed the Bear on the Nose"


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