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A portfolio of six oversized paintings from The Hobbit illustrated by award-winning artist and The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Movie Trilogy film designer, Alan Lee, individually printed on heavyweight stock suitable for framing. First published on 21st September 1937, 'The Hobbit' is a beloved children's classic that is widely recognized as an international bestseller. It has now been adapted into an acclaimed film trilogy by Peter Jackson starring Martin Freeman as Bilbo, Ian McKellen as Gandalf, Andy Serkis as Gollum, and Benedict Cumberbatch playing both Smaug the Dragon and the Necromancer. Renowned Tolkien artist Alan Lee played a decisive role in shaping Jackson's vision of The Hobbit, and much of the look of the films can be traced back to the 25 paintings and wealth of pencil drawings that Alan produced for the illustrated 60th anniversary edition of the book. The six pictures contained in this poster collection are taken from those paintings and at 450 x 293mm are large enough to be suitable for hanging or mounting, offering you the chance to enjoy a window into Middle-earth in your own home.
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In his classic tales The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien created a richly detailed fantasy world that captured the imaginations of millions of readers. These collections of postcard books and posters, which feature the paintings of top fantasy artists, celebrate Tolkien¹s enduring works and his unrivalled powers of invention. Tolkien¹s trilogy will soon be brought to the screen, with the first in a series of films to be released in December 2001.About the Author:
Alan Lee was born in Middlesex in 1947. His illustrated books include Faeries (with Brian Froud), Castles and Merlin Dreams, and has worked on such prestigious films as Erik the Viking (Terry Gilliam), Legend (Ridley Scott), and the acclaimed NBC miniseries Merlin. He is best known however for his work on the books The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, both of which have been adapted into acclaimed film trilogies by Peter Jackson and on which Alan worked as Concept Art Director.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2014. Poster. Condition: Brand New. 6 pages. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk0007927630