Varnished giclee PRINT on 400gsm art board with Gold foil accents
Size: 29.7cm x 21cm
This artwork is sold unframed
Signed and dated on the front
Signed Gold foil print.
This manuscript depicts Gandalf In the Library at Minas Tirith and was commissioned for the front Cover of ‘Tolkien’s Library’ by Oronzo Cilli with a forward by Tom Shippey. He is an independent scholar working on Tolkien, and living in Puglia, Italy.
In August 2019 Cilli published the book “Tolkien’s Library: An Annotated Checklist” (Luna Press 2019). In the Foreword, Tom Shippey wrote:
“A combination of circumstances means that we know more about J.R.R. Tolkien than about almost any other author, from any period. Nevertheless, in spite of all the efforts, there remains a certain opacity about Tolkien, both professionally and personally”