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

"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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kay Nielsen - "She was forced to produce the key."

Kay Nielsen - "She was forced to produce the key."

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’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. 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..."

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

A Kay Nielsen illustration for the Hans Christian Andersen fairy-tale, The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep

A Kay Nielsen illustration for the Hans Christian Andersen fairy-tale, The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep

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’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

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