Books with Tolkien Art and Tolkien inspired art

1979 - A Middle-earth Album: Paintings by Joan Wyatt inspired by JRR tolkien's Lord of the Rings
J.R.R. Tolkien Artist and Illustrator
Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien
tolkien's World art inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien

Tolkien was and is especially known as a writer, but next to being a great writer Tolkien also was a great artist and illustrator. While Tolkiens books are read daily by thousands of people, only a few people know about his art. Their are though a great deal of books showing original artwork by Tolkien. Who hasn't seen the original dustjacket from 'the hobbit'? Well, this drawing was made by Tolkien himself. Also a lot of illustrations inside the hobbit and LOTR are originally drawn by Tolkien.

During the years a lot of drawings and illustrations of Tolkien have been published on postcards, calendars, posters,... but these items i put in another section (see Miscellanea).

Described here are books containing several paintings or drawings by Tolkien or books containing artwork inspired by tolkien's work.

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