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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

More Pretty Pictures

Apparently, while we were growing up with Brothers Hildebrandt as the measuring stick for Tolkien illustrations, the Russian edition had these illustrations:
(Again, I won't violate copyright by reposting the pictures themselves.)

Same artist, different post, with some pictures not in the previous series:

I think the Russians got the better deal.

There are two pictures in the last post that can't place which scene they refer to.
 • small figure walking down a long red, torch-lit hallway
 • a dark lake with the broken pillar
Anyone have any guesses about those?