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" Faramir at Osgiliath "
Appearing on the cover of the novel Goddess of the Ice Caverns by David Drake
55" x 37" Oil on Panel
© 2003 Donato Giancola
collection of Fred and Sherry Ross


After his brother Boromir's death, Faramir vainly struggles to please Denethor, his increasingly insane father, demonstrating admirable but nearly fatal loyalty. Boromir had acted as a buffer between father and younger son and in his absence, their relationship deteriorated.