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'''''Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-earth''''' is a 1992 book collecting various pieces of art inspired by the works of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Each painting is accompanied by a page of text drawn from the work that inspired it. Artists include [[Inger Edelfeldt]], [[John Howe]], [[Roger Garland]], [[Michael Hague]], and others. Due to the success of this book, in [[1996]] ''[[Realms of Tolkien]]'' was published, featuring even more art.
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==From the publisher==
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[[Middle-earth]], the world created by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] in his timeless classics ''[[The Hobbit]]'', ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', has been an inspiration for generations of artists. This beautiful volume of artwork celebrates the legacy of his imagination. ''Tolkien's World'' includes paintings by artists from all over the world. From the powerful depictions of the darker side of Middle-earth by [[John Howe]], to the evocative landscapes by [[Alan Lee]]; from [[Michael Hague]]'s delightful paintings in ''The Hobbit'' to the strange and compelling vision of [[Roger Garland]]; from the engaging simplicity of [[Inger Edelfeldt]]'s work to the intricacy of dramatic realism of [[Ted Nasmith]] - Tolkien's World spans the whole of Middle-earth. Each painting is accompanied by a page of text drawn from the book that inspired it, describing the scene the artist has chosen to illustrate. Also included is a short essay by each of the artists about Tolkien's influence upon them.
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==Featured artwork==
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*[[Inger Edelfeldt]]:
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**[[:Image:Inger Edelfeldt - Gollum.jpg|Gollum]]
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**[[:Image:Inger Edelfeldt - A Long Expected Party.jpg|A Long-expected Party]]
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**[[:Image:Inger Edelfeldt - Legolas.jpg|Legolas]]
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**[[:Image:Inger Edelfeldt - The Dead Marshes.jpg|The Dead Marshes]]
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**[[:Image:Inger Edelfeldt - The Oliphaunt.jpg|The Oliphaunt]]
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**[[:Image:Inger Edelfeldt - The Scouring of the Shire.jpg|The Scouring of the Shire]]
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**The Death of Glaurung
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*[[Carol Emery Phenix]]:
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**[[:Image:Carol Emery Phenix - Smaug.jpg|The Glow of Smaug]]
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**[[:Image:Carol Emery Phenix - Weathertop.jpg|Attack at Weathertop]]
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*[[Tony Galuidi]]:
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**Saruman
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**Barad-dûr
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*[[Roger Garland]]:
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**Tom Bombadil
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**The Bridge of Khazad-dûm
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**The Lord of the Nazgûl
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**[[:Image:Roger Garland - Ulmo.jpg|Ulmo, Lord of the Waters]]
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**The Chaining of Melkor
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**[[:Image:Roger Garland - Earendil and Elwing.jpeg|Earendil and Elwing]]
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**[[:Image:Roger Garland - The Gate of Morn.jpg|The Gates of Morn]]
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**The Smith of Wootton Major
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**The Haven of Moriondë
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**The Brandywine River
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*[[Robert Goldsmith]]:
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**[[:Image:Robert Goldsmith - The Trollshaws.jpg|On the Road to Rivendell]]
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**[[:Image:Robert Goldsmith - The Tower of Cirith Ungol.jpg|Sam in Mordor]]
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*[[Michael Hague]]:
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - Riddles in the Dark.jpg|Riddles in the Dark]]
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - Rescued From Wolves.jpg|Rescued by Eagles]]
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - Flying with Eagles.jpg|Flying with the Eagles]]
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - Thorin, Prisoner of the Elves.jpg|Thorin, Prisoner of the Elves]]
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - Smaug the Magnificent.jpg|Smaug the Magnificent]]
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - The Black Arrow.jpg|The Black Arrow]]
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**[[:Image:Michael Hague - The Arkenstone.jpg|The Arkenstone]]
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*[[John Howe]]:
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**[[:Image:John Howe - The Great Goblin.jpg|The Great Goblin]]
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**Smaug over Esgaroth
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**[[:Image:John Howe - Gandalf.jpg|Gandalf]]
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**[[:Image:John Howe - The Uruk-hai.jpg|The Uruk-hai]]
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**[[:Image:John Howe - The Dark Tower.jpg|The Dark Tower]]
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**[[:Image:John Howe - Sam and Shelob.jpg|Sam and Shelob]]
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**Minas Tirith
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**[[:Image:John Howe - In Mordor.jpg|In Mordor]]
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**[[:Image:John Howe - The Fall of Gondolin.jpg|The Fall of Gondolin]]
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**Turambar and Glorund
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*[[Alan Lee]]:
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**Frodo and Gandalf
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**[[:Image:Alan Lee - Luthien.jpeg|Lúthien Tinúviel]]
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**The Stone Trolls
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**The Entrance to Moria
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**Galadriel's Mirror
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**Tol Brandir
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**Searching Fangorn
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**The Battle of the Pelennor Fields
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**[[:Image:Alan Lee - The Tower of Cirith Ungol.jpg|Cirith Ungol]]
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**Mount Doom
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*[[Ted Nasmith]]:
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - Rivendell.jpg|Rivendell]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - Green Hill Country.jpg|Green Hill Country]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - Leaving the Shire.jpg|Leaving the Shire]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - Under the Spell of the Barrow-wight.jpg|Under the Spell of the Barrow-wight]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - Riders at The Ford.jpg|Riders at the Ford]]
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**The Anger of the Mountain
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - The Balrog.jpg|The Balrog]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - The Last Words of Boromir.jpg|The Last Words of Boromir]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - Wellinghall.jpg|Wellinghall]]
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**[[:Image:Ted Nasmith - The Glittering Caves of Aglarond.jpg|The Glittering Caves of Aglarond]]
  
'''''Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-earth''''' is a 1992 book collecting various pieces of art inspired by the works of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Each painting is accompanied by a page of text drawn from the work that inspired it. Artists include [[Inger Edelfeldt]], [[John Howe]], [[Roger Garland]], [[Michael Hague]], and others.
 
  
 
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Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-earth
Tolkiens World Paintings of Middle-earth.jpg
PublisherHarperCollins
Released1992
Pages150, no numbering

Tolkien's World: Paintings of Middle-earth is a 1992 book collecting various pieces of art inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Each painting is accompanied by a page of text drawn from the work that inspired it. Artists include Inger Edelfeldt, John Howe, Roger Garland, Michael Hague, and others. Due to the success of this book, in 1996 Realms of Tolkien was published, featuring even more art.

From the publisher

Middle-earth, the world created by J.R.R. Tolkien in his timeless classics The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, has been an inspiration for generations of artists. This beautiful volume of artwork celebrates the legacy of his imagination. Tolkien's World includes paintings by artists from all over the world. From the powerful depictions of the darker side of Middle-earth by John Howe, to the evocative landscapes by Alan Lee; from Michael Hague's delightful paintings in The Hobbit to the strange and compelling vision of Roger Garland; from the engaging simplicity of Inger Edelfeldt's work to the intricacy of dramatic realism of Ted Nasmith - Tolkien's World spans the whole of Middle-earth. Each painting is accompanied by a page of text drawn from the book that inspired it, describing the scene the artist has chosen to illustrate. Also included is a short essay by each of the artists about Tolkien's influence upon them.

Featured artwork