Gondor, The White City. All know is that I could never draw that, let alone paint it. John Howe and Alan Lee, the gentlemen who did the conceptual art and much of the design throughout the making of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, incredible artists.
A Player with a Hermit, oil on cardboard by Moritz von Schwind, Austrian, von Schwind was a painter, graphic artist and designer trained in Vienna and Munich. He was best known for his book illustrations and woodcuts for Filegende.