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Kay Nielsen by Kay Rasmus Nielsen

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Published by Peacock Press/Bantam Book in Toronto, New York .
Written in English


  • Nielsen, Kay Rasmus, -- 1886-1957.,
  • Fairy tales -- Illustrations.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by David Larkin ; introduction by Keith Nicholson.
ContributionsLarkin, David.
The Physical Object
Pagination[7] p., 40 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13548165M

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East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Kay Nielsen, From East of the Sun West of the Moon by Kay Nielsen Following his theatrical work in Copenhagen, Nielsen returned to contributing to illustrated books with the publication of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales in . Kay Nielsen studied art in Paris at Académie Julian and Académie Colarossi from to , and then lived in England from to He received his first English commission from Hodder and Stoughton to illustrate a collection of fairy tales, providing 24 colour plates and more than 15 monotone illustrations for In Powder and Crinoline, Fairy Tales Retold by Sir Arthur Birth place: Copenhagen, Denmark. Kay Nielsen Home Three Princesses HC Andersen Brothers Grimm Red Magic. Kay Nielsen Illustrations and Art Prints. Book Illustrations ***Links open to separate page of more prints*** East of the Sun, West of the Moon. As Far Away from the Castle Kay and Gerda, The Snow Queen. The Nightingale. The Real Princess. Story of A Mother. A beautifully designed book filled with interesting Norwegian fairy tales & gorgeous art by Kay Nielsen, but I found the typeface hard to read. My favourite tales were Prince Lindworm, The Widow's Son, and The Three Princesses in the Blue Mountain. (The Blue Belt was such nonsense, though. What a weird story!)/5.

Kay Nielsen Pinxit (illustrator). Reproduces some of Nielson's work from a edition in full-colorplates along with the 11 different stories. VG plus in . Nielsen’s first illustrated book, In Powder and Crinoline was published in He went on to illustrate East of the Sun, West of the Moon (), Andersen’s Fairy Tales (), Hansel and Gretel () and Red Magic (). I’m reintroducing the works of my favorite illustrator Kay Nielsen in his book: Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales.   If 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 disquieting quantities, with patterns of feverish detail abutting vast stretches of negative space. Kay Nielsen. Kay Nielsen ( ) was a Danish illustrator popular in the early 20th century. He joined the ranks of Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac in enjoying the success of the lavish gift books of the early 20th century. His exquisite, stylized illustrations are among the most beautiful of children's book illustrators.