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"Svanhamnen" or Swan Suit (1908) by John Bauer

John Bauer [Swedish painter and illustrator, 1882-1918]

 

From the book "Svanhamnen" (The Swan Suit) by Helena Nyblom

A princess lost her swan suit - a cloak that transformed her into a swan. She is shown here gazing wistfully at her sisters in the sky.

 

More about John Bauer: www.bpib.com/illustrat/bauer.htm

 

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Taken on February 22, 2011