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J.R.R. Tolkien was also an accomplished amateur artist.

Friday is the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. Turns out, J.R.R. Tolkien was also an accomplished amateur artist. He made drawings and painted color plates of some scenes from the novel. Here are seven beautiful illustrations he made, collected in The Art of the Hobbit.