Pesta (the Black Death) walked from village to village, carrying a rake and a broom. If she used her rake, some might survive. If she used her broom, nobody would be left alive. Illustration by Theodor Kittelsen
Tomtegruvan -Theodor Severin Kittelsen (27 April 1857 – 21 January 1914) was a Norwegian artist. He is one of the most popular artists in Norway. Famous for his nature paintings, and for his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls
The Nyx/Nixie (German: Nix/Nixie/Nyx, Norwegian: Nøkk or plural: Nøkken) are shapeshifting water spirits who usually appear in human form. These spirits have appeared in the myths and legends of all Germanic peoples in Europe. Although perhaps most known in Norwegian and Scandinavian folklore. In recent times such creatures have usually been depicted as human in shape (albeit in many cases shapeshifting).
Theodor Kittelsen Theodor Severin Kittelsen was a Norwegian artist. He is one of the most popular artists in Norway. Kittelsen became famous for his nature paintings, as well as for his illustrations of fairy tales and legends, especially of trolls