Rivendell A Hobbits Tale by Joe Gilronan

A Hobbits Tale (The Red Book) Oil on canvas

Bilbo travels to Rivendell to continue work on the red book (tucked under his arm); his two Dwarven companions (Dwarves of the Iron Hills) bid him farewell refusing to go further into Elven territory. Gandalf can be seen on the distant path eager to discover more about the true tale of the One Ring.

The painting is set between the Hobbit and the Lord of The Rings; Gandalf is still unsure as to the powers of the ring that Bilbo won/stole from Gollum.

Traveling song by Bilbo Baggins:-

Roads go ever ever on,
Over rock and under tree,
By caves where never sun has shone,
By streams that never find the sea;
Over snow by winter sown,
And through the merry flowers of June,
Over grass and over stone,
And under mountains in the moon.
Roads go ever ever on
Under cloud and under star,
Yet feet that wandering have gone
Turn at last to home afar.
Eyes that fire and sword have seen
And horror in the halls of stone
Look at last on meadows green
And trees and hills they long have known.

J.R.R. Tolkien

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  • LindaR
    LindaRabout 3 years ago

    wow ~ absolute magic!! xx

  • Thank you Linda.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • Varinia   - Globalphotos
    Varinia - Gl...about 3 years ago

    This was my favourite scene from the movie, your work is enchanting, welcome to RB :-)

  • Thank’s Varinia for your kind comment’s.Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • Louise Linossi Telfer
    Louise Linossi...almost 3 years ago

    amazing work

  • Thank you Louise.Very much appreciated.Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéalmost 3 years ago

    WOW, love this :) xxx

  • Denise,thank you very much.Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 3 years ago

    Thank You For Participating
    ♦ May 20th, 2012

  • Angelika Sielken
    Angelika Sielkenalmost 3 years ago

    What a dream that is, painted so very incredibly. This is simply stunning!

  • Hi Angelika,thank you very much.I am so pleased you like it.Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 3 years ago

    May 26th, 2012
    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • Hi Mary,thank you so much for the feature.Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • WickedlyLovely
    WickedlyLovelyalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful …

  • Thank you for your lovely comment.Joe

    – Joe Gilronan

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortieralmost 3 years ago

    I loved their little village… and this is so enchanting!

  • Hi Sandra,So pleased you like it.Thank you Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...almost 3 years ago


  • Thankyou very much.Your comments are much appreciated.Joe.

    – Joe Gilronan

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