Lorenz Frølich


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(1820–1908), Danish artist, best known for his illustrations for Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales (1870–4). He also illustrated collections of Norse myths, folk tales, and folk songs, German folk ballads, fables by La Fontaine, as well as fairy tales by 19th-century Danish, French, and English writers. He also wrote some texts for his own illustrations. Frølich was active in Paris, and many of his fairy tales for children were initially published in French.

From The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

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