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Lothlorien by Gwillieth Lothlorien by Gwillieth

 " Lothlórien "

     
   120 x 60 cm
Acrylic on Canvas

Inscriptions above and below painting are part of "Gandalf`s song of Lorien" :
" In Dwimordene, in Lórien
Seldom have walked the feet of Men,
Few mortal eyes have seen the light
That lies there ever, long and bright.
"
and are written  in Tolkien`s elvish alphabet , Tengwar Annatar .
This is the full song :


Gandalf's Song of Lórien


In Dwimordene, in Lórien
Seldom have walked the feet of Men,
Few mortal eyes have seen the light
That lies there ever, long and bright.
Galadriel! Galadriel!
Clear is the water of your well;
White is the stasr in your white hand;
Unmarred, unstained is leaf and land
In Dwimordene, in Lórien
More fair than thoughts of Mortal Men.




In J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium, Lothlórien is the fairest forest realm of the Elves remaining in Middle-earth during the Third Age.The realm plays an important part in The Lord of the Rings as the Elven centre of resistance against Sauron and is a symbol for the Elves' aesthetics of preservation which provides a space 'out of time' for the characters who both live and visit there. With Lothlórien, Tolkien reconciles otherwise conflicting ideas regarding time-distortion in Elfland from various traditional sources such as Thomas the Rhymer (13th/14th century) and the Danish folk-play Elverhøj (1828).



 



the Passing of The Elves paintings collection
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LeenOne Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome!
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Verbeley Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
Wow I absolutely adore this piece!
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Gwillieth Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013   Traditional Artist
thank you :) !
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Verbeley Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
my pleasure Dear ^^
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Intriguing!
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Gwillieth Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013   Traditional Artist
thank You :)
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!:)
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JasperK-StoneKing Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013
I love this!  It is so beautiful. 
I'm also impressed at the acrylic work (I find it a particularly difficult medium) 
I also love your descriptions and explanations below, informative.
JK
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Gwillieth Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013   Traditional Artist
Thank You JasperK ,I`m glad You like my artwork :)
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Danijel-Knez Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You never seem to stop to amaze me. This is so beautiful...
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