Smith and the Queen of Faery

“Then he knelt, and she stooped and laid her hand on his head, and a great stillness came upon him;
and he seemed to be both in the World and in Faery, and also outside them and surveying them,
so that he was at once in bereavement, and in ownership, and in peace.” 
— Smith of Wootton Major

A scene from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Smith of Wootton Major. First appeared in the 1996 Tolkien Calendar, published by HarperCollins. (It was for September.)

Media: Gouache on illustration board

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