Friday, 20 October 2017

John Bauer - part 7

John Bauer Self-Portrait

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 - 6 also.

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

1915-17 Lithographs:

1915 "Troll"
Ten original lithographs

No.1 "Christmas Eve" ( Julafton )

No.2 "Humpe" ( Humpe )

No.3 "Good evening, Uncle! said boy"
( God kvall, farbror! sa' pojken )

No.4 "Here you have all that remains of my clothes!"
(Här har du allt, som återstår av mina kläder)

No.5 "Two Suitors" ( Två friare )

Sketch for "Two Suitors" ( Två friare )
watercolour and pencil on paper 9 x 8 cm

No.6 "The little princess and the trolls" ( Den lilla prinsessan och trollen )

No.7 "Magic Horse" ( Trollhästen )

Related image: 1917 Putte Rode to Bjorkudden

No.8 "Such a miserable little washed-out little thing! said 'troll"
( - En sådan eländig liten bleknos! sa' trollet )

No.9 "Princess and little trolls" ( Prinsessan och småtrollen )

No.10 "Troll's step-daughter" ( Trollens styfdotter )

"Root trolls"

Related work: 1917 "Root Trolls" ( Rottrollen )
pen and wash

"Boy and Two Trolls"
lithograph 31 x 34 cm

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1917 "Julebocken" Yule Goat from “A Polar Bear’s Tale”

1918 "Blue Eve" ( Blå Eva )

Note: I do not have dates for the remainder of these works by John Bauer:

n. d. "Little Boy Standing in front of a Wooden Door"
pencil and watercolour en grisaille 26 x 20 cm

n.d. Sketch of a Nude

n.d. "Blue Bird" ( Fågel Blå ) Flicka with the Blue Bird ( Flicka med Fågel Blå )
 pencil, watercolour heightened with white on paper 17 x 15.5 cm

n.d. "Blue Bird" ( Fågel Blå )
ink and watercolour

n.d. "Blue Bird" ( Fågel Blå )
pencil. watercolour and gouache 22 x 17 cm

n.d. "Boy in Front of the Door to the Troll's Cave"
( Pojke vid dörren till trollens grotta )
watercolour on paper 25.5 x 25 cm

n.d. "Children and the Stone Troll"
( Barnen och Sten Trollet )

n.d. "Dwarf Longnose" ( Dvärgen Långnäsa )
ink 24 x 19 cm

n.d. "Dwarf Longnose" ( Dvärgen Långnäsa )
pencil, watercolour, ink and opaque white 16 x 12.5 cm

n.d. "Freya" ( Freja )

n.d. "In the woods. An elderly woman, little girl and an elderly man with a harp"
( I skogen. Liten flicka och en man med harpa )
watercolour and gum arabic

n.d. "It's beautiful here, she said, clapping her hands together"
( Här är skönt och vackert, sade hon och slog ihop händerna )
mixed media 25.5 x 25.5 cm

n.d. "Mountain Gates" ( Bergaporten )

n.d. "Nila's Victim, The Christmas Book" ( Nilas offer )
watercolour, ink. bodycolour, gold paint and pencil on paper 16.5 x 16 cm

n.d. "Nila's Victim, The Christmas Book" ( Nilas offer ) 
watercolour, ink. bodycolour, gold paint and pencil on paper 16.5 x 16 cm

n.d. "Putting milk out for the Nissen" ( Christmas Elves )
( Sätter ut mjölk ut för Nissen )

n.d. "Romantic Fairy Tales" ( Romantiska sagor. Lille Zakris )

n.d. "Stalo and Kauras" by P.A. Lindholm

n.d. "The Enchanted Forest"
( Den förtrollade skogen ) by Anna Wahlenberg

n.d. "The Giant Who Slept for Ten Thousand Years" by Einar Rosenborg

n.d. "The Giant Who Slept for Ten Thousand Years" by Einar Rosenborg

n.d. "The Giant, the Earthquake" ( Stormjätten, jordskakaren )
watercolour and ink heightened with white on paper 26 x 18 cm 

n.d. "The Golden Castle" ( guldslottet )

n.d. "The Princess and the Troll" ( Prinsessan och trollet )

n.d. "The River" ( Floden )
black ink, charcoal, grey wash heightened with white on paper 14.2 x 19.2 cm

n.d. "The Trolls in Domberget await a Stranger"
( Trollen i Domberget vänta främmande )
mixed media on paper 95 x 24 cm

n.d. "The Witch of Hulta Wood" ( Häxan av Hulta Skog )

n.d. Boy in a Tree

n.d. Life Study

n.d. Mountain Troll ( Bergatrollet )

n.d. Mountain Troll ( Bergatrollet )

n.d. Mountain Trolls ( Bergstrollar )

n.d. Sketches

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