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Tolkien Calendar 2011

Tolkien Calendar 2011
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IllustratorCor Blok
PublisherHarperCollins
Released8 July 2010
FormatCalendar
Pages32
ISBN978-0-00-735113-8 (UK)
978-0-06-202217-2 (US)
Preceded byTolkien Calendar 2010
Followed byTolkien Calendar 2012

The Tolkien Calendar 2011 was the official Tolkien calendar published by HarperCollins on 8 July 2010. It features art by Cor Blok based on The Lord of the Rings.

[edit] From the publisher

The official Tolkien calendar, this year containing 13 paintings inspired by ‘The Lord of the Rings’, and featuring many previously unseen works of art.

The Official Tolkien Calendar has become an established publishing event, eagerly looked forward to by Tolkien fans the world over; there is much demand for the annual calendar, with Tolkien calendars from the past 30 years becoming collectors’ items. This year’s continues in that tradition and is the perfect Christmas gift for lovers of fine fantasy art.

The Tolkien Calendar 2011 features 13 paintings by the Dutch artist, Cor Blok. Cor Blok is the only artist ever to have met JRR Tolkien, and the only artist Tolkien admired enough to purchase some of his work. The paintings are inspired by Tolkien’s classic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings and were completed during the early 1960s when the young artist was attempting to create a Bayeux tapestry approach to illustrating this monumental book. Many of this paintings included here have never been seen before.

This delightful collection of scenes takes the reader on a unique journey through the beauty and drama of Middle-earth. It represents a truly charming addition to the series of official calendars by a gifted artist, and promises to be a memorable calendar for fans.

[edit] Illustrations

  • January - "The Journey on the River Anduin"
  • February - "The Chamber of Mazarbul"
  • March - "The Ford of Bruinen"
  • April - "Frodo's Vision on Amon Hen"
  • May - "The Ents Marching on Isengard"
  • June - "The Cross-Roads"
  • July - "The Orcs Carrying Frodo Off"
  • August - "The Battle of the Hornburg"
  • September - "The Slaying of the Nazgul"
  • October - "The Stairs of Cirith Ungol"
  • November - "The Forbidden Pool"
  • December - "The Cow Jumped Over the Moon"

[edit] Variants

Tolkien Calendario 2011
Language: Spanish
Publisher: Ediciones Minotauro
ISBN 978-8-44-507738-2  

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