24 June 2012

Art for Umathela (5)

Today's artist, contrary to all the previous ones, is not a Russian but a German, albeit pretty much from the same period of time as Ivan Bilibin, and drawing in a similar fairy-tale style.

Actually Franz Jüttner (1865-1925) is particularly remembered for his illustrations of German fairy tales such as Snow White, even though he also draw political cartoons, and, supposedly, comics, even though the latter seem to have been lost.

Snow White fleeing in the dark forest -- you can see the huntsman in the distance
The Queen asks her magic mirror

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