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.

'At Rest in the Dark Wood' - Kay Nielsen’s - Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations, 1914

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Danish artist Kay Rasmus Nielsen East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North - a collection of Scandinavian fairy tales Originally published in 1914 'At Rest in the Dark Wood'

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

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsen's Stunning 1914 Illustrations of Scandinavian Fairy Tales - East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North - 'The Queen Did Not Know Him' Brain Pickings

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

East of the sun, West of the moon; Danish artist Kay Nielsen’s stunning 1914 illustrations of Scandinavian fairy tales

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Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsens Fairy Tale Illustrations

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

Kay Nielsen's Stunning 1914 Illustrations of Scandinavian Fairy Tales | Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Danish artist Kay Rasmus Nielsen East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North - a collection of Scandinavian fairy tales Originally published in 1914 'Tell me the Way, she said, And I'll Search You Out'

L'art magique: Kay Nielsen

Kay Nielsen

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

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

'The Man Gave Him a Pair of Snowshoes' Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

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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