Tolkien painted five watercolour illustrations for The Hobbit. This was his personal favourite. It is beautifully composed with the sinuous river leading the eye through the forest margins to the sunlit vista beyond.
- Printed in Oxfordshire for the Bodleian Libraries with kind permission of The Tolkien Estate.
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