Nielsen studied art in Paris at the Académie... Concept art by Kay Nielsen for the "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence from Disney's FANTASIA (1940). These concept art pieces created by Kay Nielsen for The Little Mermaid in the early '40s ended up inspiring Disney artists more than forty years later. British art historian Colin White specializes in early-20th-century illustration, including the work of golden age legends Edmund Dulac, Jessie M.
I bought this book mainly to enjoy famous Kay Nielsen's illustrations. By mistake I ordered the smaller version... Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen, working in Europe during World War I, finished his own evocative version of A Thousand and One Nights.