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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'

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

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

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’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 Nielsens Fairy Tale Illustrations

Kay Nielsens Fairy Tale Illustrations

Illustration pour L'est du soleil et l'ouest de la lune, 1914

Kay Nielsen

Illustration pour L'est du soleil et l'ouest de la lune, 1914

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

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

Red Magic, 1930. Illustration by Kay Nielsen

Red Magic, 1930. Illustration by Kay Nielsen

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

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

Kay Nielsen's Stunning 1914 Illustrations of Scandinavian Fairy Tales - East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Old Tales from the North - 'He Saw Her Reflection in the Water'| 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 - 'He Saw Her Reflection in the Water'| Brain Pickings

Kay Nielsen.  I remember seeing his illustrations in several books.  I love his style.

Kay Nielsen. I remember seeing his illustrations in several books. I love his style.

"It's about the Princess, my daughter. She has not smiled for a whole year" (John and the Ghosts) In Powder and Crinolene,Kay Nielsen

"It's about the Princess, my daughter. She has not smiled for a whole year" (John and the Ghosts) In Powder and Crinolene,Kay Nielsen

[illustrator] Kay Nielsen | Pauline Poétique

[illustrator] Kay Nielsen | Pauline Poétique

Kay Nielsen for East of the Sun and West of the Moon 1914

Kay Nielsen for 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