Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire
24" x 30" oil on panel
2009 Donato Giancola
original art 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.