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 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations | Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen, from "East of the Sun and West of the Moon"

Kay Nielsen, from "East of the Sun and West of the Moon"

"Twelve Princesses on the Way to the Dance" illustration by Kay Nielsen for 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'

"Twelve Princesses on the Way to the Dance" illustration by Kay Nielsen for 'The Twelve Dancing Princesses'

enchantingimagery:  Kay Nielsen’s interpretation of Bluebeard for London Illustrated News - beautiful!

enchantingimagery: Kay Nielsen’s interpretation of Bluebeard for London Illustrated News - beautiful!

"The queen did not know him"  Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations | Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

"The queen did not know him" Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations | Brain Pickings

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

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

kay nielsen. the tinder box - hans christian andersen.   "in the night, the dog came again..."

kay nielsen. the tinder box - hans christian andersen. "in the night, the dog came again..."

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'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

From “East of the Sun West of the Moon” by Kay Nielsen

From “East of the Sun West of the Moon” by Kay Nielsen

The three princesses of Whiteland, Kay Nielsen. 1914 // Patrizia Conde

The three princesses of Whiteland, Kay Nielsen. 1914 // Patrizia Conde

Yet another page from 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North' illustrated by Kay Rasmus Nielsen. The caption: 'She saw the Lindworm for the first time as he came in and stood by her side.' I have no idea what this story is about but I'm desperate to know.

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

Yet another page from 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North' illustrated by Kay Rasmus Nielsen. The caption: 'She saw the Lindworm for the first time as he came in and stood by her side.' I have no idea what this story is about but I'm desperate to know.

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 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations | Brain Pickings

east of the sun west of the moon, kay nielsen

Kay Nielsen’s Stunning 1914 Scandinavian Fairy Tale Illustrations

east of the sun west of the moon, kay nielsen

Kay Nielson Illustration for Sleeping Beauty.

Kay Nielson Illustration for Sleeping Beauty.

Illustration by Kay Nielsen- East of the Sun and West of the Moon (1914)

Illustration by Kay Nielsen- East of the Sun and West of the Moon (1914)

I think this is also from "East of the Sun West of the Moon" by Kay Nielsen

I think this is also from "East of the Sun West of the Moon" by Kay Nielsen

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