Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and Trolls]: TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator; GRANER, Cyrus Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and Trolls]: TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator; GRANER, Cyrus Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and Trolls]: TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator; GRANER, Cyrus Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and Trolls]: TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator; GRANER, Cyrus

Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and Trolls]

TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator; GRANER, Cyrus

Published by Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds, 1921, 1921
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Rare Book of Swedish Fairy Tales Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren[TENGGREN, Gustaf, illustrator]. Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and Trolls] En Samling Sagor med Teckningar av. G.A. Tenggren. Redaktor: Cyrus Graner. [A collection of tales with drawings of. G.A. Tenggren. Editor: Cyrus Graner]. Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds, 1921. First edition. Small quarto (7 5/8 x 7 1/8 inches; 193 x 181 mm.). 104 pp. Ten full-page color plates and 4 black and white illustrations. Original color pictorial wrappers with an additional color illustration on the front wrapper and another illustration printed in brown on the back wrapper. A near fine copy of a very scarce Tenggren title.A collection of tales with drawings of. G.A. Tenggren. Editor: Cyrus Graner. Fourteenth Angry SolingenGustaf Tenggren was born in 1896 in Magra parish (now part of Alingsås Municipality), in Västra Götaland County, Sweden. In 1913 he received a scholarship to study painting at Valand, the art school in Gothenburg, Sweden. Tenggren's early schooling and artistic influences were solidly grounded in Scandinavian techniques, motifs and myths; he worked with illustrating in the popular Swedish folklore and fairy tales annual Bland Tomtar och Troll ("Among Gnomes and Trolls"), where he succeeded the illustrator John Bauer.After his first exhibition in 1920, Tenggren left Sweden and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States, where his sister lived, and from there, in 1922, to New York City. By 1923, he was illustrating children's book during the heyday of illustrated books by illustrators such as Arthur Rackham and Kay Nielsen. In 1923, Tenggren's work appeared e.g. in new releases of Tanglewood Tales and A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, as well as in The Christ Story for Boys and Girls by Abraham Rihbany. Bookseller Inventory # 02987

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Title: Bland Tomtar och Troll [Among Gnomes and ...

Publisher: Stockholm: Ahlen & Akerlunds, 1921

Publication Date: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

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