Theodor Kittelson, Norwegian artist 1857-1914

Famous for his art of fairy tales, legends and trolls. Here the princess looks like she is delousing a troll. Kittelson’s art looks a bit like it influenced the trolls of Maurice Sendak.



About kinneret

Hello, and welcome. I'm writing this blog under an alias. Why an alias? I started to write what may be described as an "American Gothic" novel (sort of Henry James/ Franz Kafka with violence) with some autobiographical details. ..when I started this blog I just decided to use the alias. This blog is about art and art history, but my interests also include literature, film analysis, psychology, forensic psychology, faerie tale analysis, cognitive therapy, cognitive linguistics, classical theater, World War II, and Russian and British history. My favorite writers include Kafka, the Brontes, and Philip K Dick. Thank you for reading this blog and I will happily reply to any comments.
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5 Responses to Theodor Kittelson, Norwegian artist 1857-1914

  1. Very true…that doesn’t sound like a fun job though

  2. Tony Single says:

    Love this image so much!

  3. thefeatheredsleep says:

    I absolutely LOVE this

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