View Single Post
Old 05-30-2019, 01:59 PM   #13
Findegil
King's Writer
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,589
Findegil is a guest of Tom Bombadil.
The Art of The Hobbit

The Art of The Hobbit:
No: Art of the Hobbit; Title-page; p. 3; Detail from Thror’s Map (fig. 28); used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; Content-page; p. 5; Detail from final dust-jacket art for The Hobbit (fig. 100); used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; Frontispiece; p. 6; The Hobbit, title-spread for the second printing (1937); used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 1; p. 20; One morning early in the Quiet of the World; The Quest of Erebor – “It was on the morning of Tuesday, April the 25th, 2941, that Gandalf called to see Bilbo; and though he knew more or less what to expect his confidence was shaken.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 2; p. 22; Bagend Underhill; used in The Hobbit 50th Anniversary Edition
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 3; p. 23; Gandalf; Cutout the figure of Gandalf alone => The Istari - “the last came one who seemed the least, less tall than the others, and in looks more aged, grey-haired and grey-clad, and leaning on a staff.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 4; p. 25; The Hill, Hobbiton; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 5; p. 26; The Hill, Hobbiton; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 6; p. 27; The Hill, Hobbiton; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 7; p. 28; Sketch for The Hill, Hobbiton across the Water; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 8; p. 29; Sketch for The Hill, Hobbiton across the Water; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 9; p. 30; Sketch for The Hill, Hobbiton across the Water; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 10; p. 32; The Hill, Hobbiton across the Water; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 11; p. 33; The Hill, Hobbiton-across-the Water; used in The Hobbit
Maybe: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 12; p. 35; Thorin’s letter to Bilbo; are we going to use this “Facsimile” of an English text in tengwar? If yes, then this is the place: The Broken Bridge - “on a quest of great treasure, the dwarf-hoards of the Kings under the Mountain, beneath Erebor in Dale, far off in the East.”
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 13; p. 36; Troll’s Hill; The Broken Bridge - “The story is told elsewhere of what came after one of the ponies took fright at nothing and bolted and got into that river before they could catch him, and how Thorin and his companions set out from Rivendell on the quest of the Lonely Mountain that came to great ends unforeseen.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 14; p. 38; The Three Trolls are turned to Stone, first version; better use the later version
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 15; p. 39; The Three Trolls are turned to Stone, second version; sad as it is, since we do not mention the Troll’s neither in Bilbo’ nor in Frodo’s journey, but I think we should nonetheless use this picture as a companien to fig 13 => The Broken Bridge - “The story is told elsewhere of what came after one of the ponies took fright at nothing and bolted and got into that river before they could catch him, and how Thorin and his companions set out from Rivendell on the quest of the Lonely Mountain that came to great ends unforeseen.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 16; p. 40; The Trolls; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 17; p. 42; Riding down into Rivendell; The Istari - “Mithrandir was closest in counsel with Elrond and the Elves.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 18; p. 43; Elrond’s house and the bridge at Rivendell; unusable due to differences to later drawings
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 19; p. 43; Elrond’s house; unusable due to differences to later drawings
Maybe: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 20; p. 44; Rivendell looking West; Are we going to use this later reinterpretation of a false start?
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 21; p. 45; Rivendell looking East; Of the Rings of Power - “it was at that time that he established a refuge and stronghold at Imladris (Rivendell).”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 22; p. 46; Rivendell; unusable due to differences to later drawings
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 23; p. 47; Rivendell; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 24; p. 50; sketch of Thror’s Map; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 25; p. 51; Thror’s Map Copied by B. Baggins; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 26; p. 52; Sketch of Thror’s Map; later version used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 27; p. 52; Dragon and warrior; Narn, Nirnaeth Arnoediad – “the host of Maedros being assailed now on three sides, by the Orcs, and the beasts, and by the Swarthy Men”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 28; p. 53; Thror’s Map final art (with alterations); used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 29; p. 54; Thror’s Map, “proof”; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 30; p. 56; Sketch of the moon-letters; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 31; p. 57; Moon-letters drawn in mirror-reverse; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 32; p. 57; Moon-letters drawn in mirror-reverse; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 33; p. 57; These Are the Moon Runes Seen by Elrond; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 34; p. 58; The Mountain-path; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 35; p. 60; The Misty Mountains; Relations of the Longbeard Dwarves and Men - “for many lives of Men the Long-beards controlled the Ered Mithrin, Erebor, and the Iron Hills, and all the east side of the Misty Mountains as far as the confines of Lorien; while the Men of the North dwelt in all the adjacent lands as far south as the Great Dwarf Road that cut through the Forest (the Old Forest Road was its ruinous remains in the Third Age) and then went North-east to the Iron Hills.”
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 36; p. 60; Mountian landscape; QS, Cha. 1 – “the Valar and all their folk first gathered the most mighty rocks and stones from Araman and Avathar and reared therewith upon the shores of the Sea the Pelóri, the Mountains of Aman, highest upon earth.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 37; p. 61; The Misty Mountains looking west from the Eyrie towards Goblin Gate; to similar to fig. 38 wich is used in The Hobbit.
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 38; p. 62; The Misty Mountains looking west from the Eyrie towards Goblin Gate; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 39; p. 63; Bilbo Woke Up with the Early Sun in His Eyes; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 40; p. 64; Eagles’ Eyrie; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 41; p. 67; Firelight in Beorn’s House; The ride of Eorl - “The Éothéod had moved to those regions in the days of King Eärnil II from lands in the vales of Anduin between the Carrock and the Gladden, and they were in origin close akin to the Beornings and the men of the west-eaves of the forest.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 42; p. 68; Sketch for Beorn’s Hall; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 43; p. 69; Sketch for Beorn’s Hall; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 44; p. 70; Beorn’s Hall; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 45; p. 72; sketch map; better use the later version
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 46; p. 73; Revised Map of the Misty Mountains and the upper part of the Great River; this would be usable, but the Wilderland “Sketch” is probably better, see Art of the Hobbit; fig. 88; p. 124
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 47; p. 75; Mirkwood; used in The Hobbit 50th Anniversary Edition
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 48; p. 76; Taur-na-Fúin (Fangorn Forest); Narn, The Death of Beleg – “he saw on a sudden __ a slender sheen / shine a-shimmering __ in the shades afar,”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 49; p. 78; Entrance to the Elvenking’s Hall; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 50; p. 79; The Elvenking’s gate from across the river; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 51; p. 80; Entrance to the Elvenking’s Halls; later version used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 52; p. 81; Entrance to the Elvenking’s halls; QS, Cha. 12 – “There they made the gates of the halls of Thingol, and they built a bridge of stone over the river, by which alone the gates could be entered.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 53; p. 82; Gate of the Elvenking’s Halls; later version used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 54; p.84; Nargothrond; see also Artist; no. 56; p. 60; Narn; Faelivrin - “Doors there darkly __ dim gigantic / were hewn in the hillside; __ huge their timbers, / and their posts and lintels __ of ponderous stone.”
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 55; p. 85; Nargothrond; Narn, Túrin in Nargothrond – “and by the counsel of Túrin the Noldor built a mighty bridge over the Narog from the Doors of Felagund”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 56; p. 86; Entrance to the Elvenking’s halls; later version used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 57; p. 87; Elfking’s Gate; The Hunt for the Ring - “But evidently later (since the lands of Thranduil would now be closely watched), possibly sometime early in April, Sauron heard the disquieting news that the Wise were aware of Gollum, and that Gandalf had passed into Thranduil's realm.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 58; p. 88; The Elvenking’s Gate; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 60; p. 89; Entrances to the Elvenking’s halls; only cutouts of other pictures
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 61; p. 91; Preliminary art for the Sketch for The Forest River; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 61; p. 92; Sketch for The Forest River; later version used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 62; p. 93; The Forest River; The Return of the Shadow - “at last Thranduil established his realm in the north-east of the forest and delved there a fortress and great halls underground.”
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 63; p. 94; Sketch for Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 64; p. 95; Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 65; p. 97; Esgaroth; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 66; p. 198; Lake Town; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 67; p. 100; Gnarled Tree; Beleg’s Death - “Therefore he journeyed on through Dimbar, and up to the Pass of Anach in Ered Gorgoroth, the Mountains of Terror, and so to the highlands of Taur-nu-Fuin, the Forest under Night, a region of dread and dark enchantment, of wandering and despair.”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 68; p. 101; The Front Gate; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 69; p. 102; The Back Door; used in The Hobbit 50th Anniversary Edition but I would nonetheless use it as part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure => The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.”
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 70; p. 103; View from the Back Door; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 71; p. 104; Conversation with Smaug; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 72; p. 107; The White Dragon Pursues Roverrandom & the Moondog; unusable due to the fact that it is an illustration for Roverrandom now published in that book.
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 73; p. 107; Smaug in flight and Dwarves marching; Smaug in flight => The Quest of Erebor - “There was beyond the Grey Mountains a most greedy, strong and wicked worm called Smaug. One day he flew up in the air and came south.”; Dwarves marching => Of Aulë and the Dwarves - “The Naugrim were ever, as they still remain, short and squat in stature; they were deep-breasted, strong in the arm, and stout in the leg, and their beards were long. Indeed this strangeness they have that no Man nor Elf has ever seen a beardless Dwarf”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 74; p. 108; Smaug flies around the Lonely Mountain; use rather fig. 75
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 75; p. 109; Smaug flies Round the Mountain; Durin’s Folk - “Smaug the Golden, greatest of the dragons of his day, arose and without warning came against King Thrór and descended on the Mountain in flames.”
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 76; p. 110; The Front Door; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 77; p. 111; The Lonely Mountain; used in The Hobbit 50th Anniversary Edition
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 78; p. 112; Death of Smaug; The Quest of Erebor - “The Dragon was slain by Bard of Esgaroth” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 79; p. 113; Death of Smaug, revers side of the sheet; unusable
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 80; p. 116; Coming of the Eagles; The Quest of Erebor - “before all was won the Battle of Five Armies was fought in Dale”
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 81; p. 117; Map of the Lomely Mountains and surrounding lands; better use later version
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 82; p. 118; Map of the Lomely Mountains and surrounding lands; better use later version
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 83; p. 119; Map of the Lomely Mountains and surrounding lands; better use later version
No: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 84; p. 120; Plan of the Lonely Mountain; used in The Hobbit 50th Anniversary Edition
Yes: Art of the Hobbit; fig. 85; p. 120; Plan of the Lonely Mountain; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 86; p. 121; View through B[ack] G[ate]; better use Art of The Hobbit; fig. 69; p. 102 or Art of The Hobbit; fig. 70; p. 103
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 87; p. 122; The Lonely Mountain and Map of the Long Lake; The Quest of Erebor - “Of Bilbo's later adventures little more need be said here.” As part of a series of pictures about Bilbos adventure.
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 88; p. 124; Wilderland; Of the Finding of the Ring - “The party was assailed by Orcs in a high pass of the Misty Mountains as they went towards Wilderland”
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 89; p. 125; Wilderland, final art; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 90; p. 127; The Hall at Bag-End, Residence of B. Baggins Esquire; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 91; p. 128; Design for the upper binding; the Dragon upper right & Dragon lower right; QS, Cha. 35 - “out of the pits of Angband there issued the winged dragons” in combination with fig. 92
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 92; p. 130; Design for the upper binding; QS, Cha. 35 - “out of the pits of Angband there issued the winged dragons” in combination with fig. 91
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 93; p. 131; Trial drawings for the binding frieze; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 94 & 95; p. 132; Designs for the upper binding; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 96; p. 133; Design for the lower binding and spine; later version used in The Hobbit
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 97; p. 134; Design for the lower binding and spine; used in The Hobbit
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 98; p. 135; Final binding; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 99; p. 136; The Wood at the World’s End; QS, Cha. 13 – “and came so unseen to the East, and mounted the sky again, lest night be overlong”
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 100; p. 137; Trail dust-jacket; QS, Cha. 35 - “Then the sun rose, and the host of the Valar prevailed, and all the dragons were destroyed, save two alone; and they fled into the East”
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 101; p. 138; Final dust-jacket art; used in The Hobbit
Yes: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 102; p. 140; Sketch of a Hobbit; Concerning Hobbits – “About this time also the Periannath, of whom there are no earlier accounts among Elves or Men, are first mentioned in ancient tales. These were a strange small people, called by Men (of whose kindred they were maybe a branch) Halflings, but by themselves (later in the west of Eriador) Hobbits.”
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 103; p. 141; Bilbo Baggins at home and abroad; only cutouts of other pictures
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 104; p. 142; Sketch for Rivendell looking West; unusable
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 105; p. 142; intermediate sketch for Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-Elves; unusable
No: Art of The Hobbit; fig. 106; p. 144; Design for the binding frieze; later version used in The Hobbit

Respectfully
Findegil
Findegil is offline   Reply With Quote