Minas Tirith - limited hand embellished print by Jay Johnstone
Signed "Jay Johnstone".
Tolkien described Minas Tirith as built on a hill, called the Hill of Guard, right against the face of Mount Mindolluin. The city looked eastward over the Pelennor Fields, which were used for farmland, toward Osgiliath, the former capital of Gondor that Minas Tirith replaced.
The name Minas Tirith means "The Tower of Guard" or "The Tower of Watch". It was originally named Minas Anor, "The Tower of the Sun", in connection with Minas Ithil, "The Tower of the Moon".
Original - Gouche on watercolour board.
Signed and dated
Limited edition print of 80
25cm x 35cm TBC
Original art is also available.
A wonderful piece of art that will be admired by any Tolkien fan.
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