John Bauer [Swedish painter and illustrator, From “Bland Tomtar Och Troll” (Among Elves and Trolls) the annual Christmas book for children which showcased Bauer's suite of illustrations. ____ Slight digital enhancement by plumleaves.
JOHN BAUER "Now he was riding, jubilantly happy, on the airy billowing highway toward the shining golden Castle of Rosy Clouds." -- from The Maiden in the Castle of Rosy Clouds by Harald Ostenson Agneta by John Bauer
Norse mythology - Fenrir (or Fenris) is a gigantic and terrible monster in the shape of a wolf. He is the eldest child of Loki and the giantess Angrboda. - interesting, in Harry Potter, the evil werewolf is named Fenrir Greyback.