Jul 26

The Counsel of Boromir


“The Counsel of Boromir

Oil on canvas, 13″x21″ wide.

Artist Commentary: I spent Saturday on the shores of Nen Hithoel, near the falls of Rauros. I had come to paint the falls, so, whilst seeking for a vantage point on this misty spring morning, I began climbing the Hill of the Eye.

The early morning sunlight streamed through the sparse green buds, turning the air golden. I found the stone stair that lies beneath the mold of countless autums, and that leads up the eastern slope to the very Seat of Seeing. Yet, I did not get far upon the stair before I discerned voices over the booming of the falls. And soon I descried through the mist a great warrior, seated on the stones, and a halfling, standing near him. They were in earnest conversation, and I did not wish to disturb them.

So, I did not continue to the brow of Amon Hen. Rather, I left the stair and wended my way south through the dewy undergrowth. But I wondered whence these odd companions had come, and what their doom might be this day….

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13″x21″ original oil painting – $1400.00 US plus shipping.

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