Ted Nasmith Exhibition – The Silmarillion on Display

by Nov 29, 2000Other News

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From the 8th of December 2000 until January 2001, the Chalk Farm Gallery will hold an exhibition of Ted Nasmith‘s work.

This exhibit will include works from his work on the Silmarillion. Here is a partial list of the works which will be on display: The Lamp of the Valar, The Eagles of Manwe, Finduilas is led past Turin at the sack of Nargothrond, Lúthien Escapes Upon Huan, Morgoth Punishes Hurin, Maglor Casts a Silmaril into the sea, Maedhros is rescued, First Dawn of the Sun, Fingolfin leads the host across the helcaraxe, Turin and his band are led to Amon Rudh, and Under the spell of the Barrow-Wight.

Many of these images are avilable in a large poster format. Click Here to purchase a collection

If you are interested in attending this exhibit , here is their contact information. Follow the the link below to visit their webpage:

Chalk Farm Gallery

20 Chalk Farm Road

London NW1 8AG


Phone: 020 7267 3300

Fax: 020 7267 3300

e-mail: info@chalk-farm-gallery.co.uk

About Ted Nasmith

Ted Nasmith lives and works in Canada.

His love of Tolkien inspired him to create illustrations from the first reading of The Lord of the Rings at age fifteen. He was soon embarking on ambitious, detailed interpretations of scene after scene from the book, while accumulating a body of sketches. The first major piece was entitled ‘The unexpected party'(1972), rendered in tempera. It featured Gandalf, Bilbo and the dwarves examining the the ancient map of Erebor.

Photographs of this and one or two other early works were shown to JRR Tolkien himself and earned a favourable response. With encouragement, he continued to turn out Tolkien illustrations in his own time for over a decade, some of which were to take many months to finish. In time his work was brought to the attention of George Allen Unwin Ltd. and was soon being published in the Tolkien calendars (1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, and 1996).


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