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Huor and Hurin Approaching Gondolin by DonatoArts Huor and Hurin Approaching Gondolin by DonatoArts
Oil on Linen 112" x 73"

A recently completed work for a private collection. An exciting celebration of both the Hudson River School landscape painters and the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien. I have an extensive write up and dialog on the work online at:

muddycolors.blogspot.com/2013/…

Enjoy!

Donato
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TheStrategos Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful :D !
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Vorondara Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014
Beautiful perspective
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Reborn-Taltos Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
So beutyful!
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sauravs911 Featured By Owner May 30, 2014
Takes me back to the days of the Silmarillion......great work!
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thundertwinkies Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
Hah. I've ben reading the silmarillion a lot recently. Nice picture.
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thundertwinkies Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
*been
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lester-the-quaestor Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
I always had a real difficulty visualizing Gondolin. Your fortress and lush landscape is quite a good interpretation. If anything, you made Gondolin look too accessible.
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Grey-Earl Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As i saw this picture,i directly looked the pic up in the book and must say:
you should better have illustrated the book :D
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MaxKielsmeier Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013
Did a good job of making the world look fantastical
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AbePapakhian Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Impressive piece Donato. This feels like it needs to be seen at actual size to get a full feel of it's grandeur.
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