Original art to accompany The Lord of the Rings created by Cor Blok in 1962.
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|The King of the Nazgūl - original art by Cor Blok
Signed "Cor Blok".
This painting was featured in A Tolkien Tapestry, Pictures to Accompany The Lord of the Rings on page 158.
Created: 3 November 1962
Size: 148 x 192 mm
Medium: Goache on silk paper
"He shut his eyes and struggled for a while; but resistance became unbearable, and at last he slowly drew out the chain, and slipped the Ring on the forefinger of his left hand.
Immediately, though everything else remained as before, dim and dark, the shapes became terribly clear. He was able to see beneath their black wrappings. There were five tall figures: two standing on the lip of the dell, three advancing. In their white faces burned keen and merciless eyes; under their mantles were long grey robes; upon their grey hairs were helms of silver; in their haggard hands were swords of steel."
- J.R.R. Tolkien, 'The Lord of the Rings', Book I, CH. 11, 'A Knife in the Dark'
A wonderful piece of art that will be admired by any Tolkien fan.
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