Johan Egerkrans is the Swedish illustrator of a set of books on Norse Gods, Swedish fair folk, and creatures of world folklore. He combines a dark hard-edged imagination with the whimsy of Johan Bauer and Arthur Rackham.
Myths & Legends
Stories based on tradition or semi-truth, or that ‘convey a truth’ to those who hear them. They usually involve heroic characters or fantastic places, and may represent spiritual beliefs. Typically, they have important meaning or symbolism for the culture in which they originate.