Tuvstarr Still Sitting There and Staring Wonderingly into the Water

Tuvstarr

John Bauer is probably the most successful illustrator in Sweden of all times and known for his illustrations for the fairy tales collection "Among Gnomes and Trolls", annually published at Christmas since 1907. Although he based his watercolors on specific tales, they may as well be perceived as independent works of art. The motifs and the sceneries are personally sensitive interpretations of Nor…