REALISM - MYTHOLOGICAL - SCIENCE FICTION - MIDDLE-EARTH - FANTASY - SPACE - PORTRAITS - DRAWINGS - ARCHIVE  


" Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire "

24" x 30" oil on panel
© 2009 Donato Giancola
available for purchase, please contact the artist


Eagles appear in Tolkien's major works as unlooked-for solutions to insoluble predicaments and as noble foils to the enemy's horrific flying creatures. They show up when all hope seems lost, as if emissaries from Tolkein's gods, the Valar.