ॄ Free Hardcover @Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun and West of the Moon ॱ Ebook By Noel Daniel খ

ॄ Free Hardcover @Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun and West of the Moon ॱ Ebook By Noel Daniel খ Fairy Tale Finesse Reviving East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Kay Nielsen s Scandinavian masterwork Step into a world of star crossed lovers, magical winds, mischievous giants, and trolls, through some of the most exquisite illustrations in publishing history In this gorgeous reprint, TASCHEN revives the most ambitious publication project of beloved Danish artist Kay Nielsen, one of the most famous children s book illustrators of all time First published in 1914, East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a celebrated collection of fifteen fairy tales, gathered by legendary Norwegian folklorists Peter Christen Asbj rnsen and J rgen Engebretsen Moe on their journeys across Norway in the mid nineteenth century Nielsen s illustration edition of Asbj rnsen and Moe s tales is considered a jewel of early 20th century children s literature, highly sought after by art and book collectors worldwide An original signed copy of the book sold at auction in 2008 commanded the highest price ever paid for an illustrated children s book This finely crafted reprint restores the stunning detail and artistry of Nielsen s images to their original splendor Featuring 46 illustrations, including many enlarged details from Nielsen s rare original watercolors The book is printed in five colors, comes with three accompanying essays, illustrated with dozens of rare and previously unseen artworks by Nielsen, explore the history of Norwegian folktales, Nielsen s life and work, and how this masterpiece came to be a beautiful reprint of the fairy tale, with its sumptuous illustrations presented in full glory VOGUE.com Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun and West of the Moon

  • 2.4
  • 1882
  • Hardcover
  • 383657022X
  • Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun and West of the Moon

  • Noel Daniel
  • English
  • 26 February 2016

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