Contained in a high quality decorative folder, complete with background information, the six pictures selected here - many not seen before - are examples of Howe's dramatic artwork taken from his portfolio "A Tolkien Gallery".
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Artists the world over have attempted to capture the essence of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle–earth: the passion and heroism of the characters, the heart–stopping drama of the action, the mythic grandeur of Middle–earth itself. Few have succeeded, but preeminent among those who have is John Howe. This beguiling portfolio of posters, featuring some of Howe’s most memorable paintings, will delight both Tolkien fans and all who have been captivated by one of the finest fantasy artists in the world. John Howe is the author and illustrator of Myth and Magic: The Art of John Howe.About the Author:
John Howe was born in 1957 in Vancouver, Canada. He moved to France in 1976 and gained a Diploma in Illustration at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg in 1981. He has illustrated many French children’s books, but is best known for his Tolkien calendars, book jackets, maps and posters, and he is currently working as a production designer on New Line Cinema’sforthcoming Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000033210
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007123329
Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Pstr. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007123329