Franz Wacik was an Austrian Jugendstil painter and illustrator who specialized in books for children and adolescents. He illustrated various editions of fairy tales by Hans Christian Anderson and the Brothers Grimm as well as other German folktales like Till Eulenspiegel and Baron Münchhausen.
Aleksander Lindeberg is a Finnish painter and illustrator. His mother was russian and his father was suomenruotsalainen. His path began in Russia and then to Finland, Vyborg first, then to Helsinki. Lindeberg is best known for his book illustrations, but in addition he has a long career as a portraitist, cartoonist, commercial artist and journal illustrator. He received the Rudolf Koivu prize twice.