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A Song of Ice and Fire: Pre-Raphaelite Style

A Song of Ice and Fire Pre-Raphaelite Style by Joe Gilronan

There are some truly stunning pieces of art connected to the George RR Martin novels, the following link being a prime example.

George RR Martin:

The Hedge Knight by Ted Nasmith
The Hedge Knight by Ted Nasmith

However, there are alternatives? With a few tweaks and a little imagination I have always thought that the art of the Pre-Raphaelites makes for a perfect fit; the next two paintings being a case in point.

House Lannister anybody?

The Two Crowns - Sir Frank Dicksee
The Two Crowns – Sir Frank Dicksee

With her auburn hair, the lady could easily be re imagined as a Tully from Riverrun.

The Lady of Shalott - John W. Waterhouse
The Lady of Shalott – John W. Waterhouse

Just Google Pre-Raphaelite art for many more examples or visit the dedicated link detailing all things Pre-Raphaelite.

Joe Gilronan

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Joe Gilronan is a professional Tolkien inspired artist. His passions include art, rpg’s, literature, film, music, the outdoors and of course most things Tolkien. Originally from Chester England, he now resides and paints under the sun drenched skies of Southern Spain. You can see his art at http://joegilronanlordoftherings.blogspot.ca/

About reuben

Steve, also known as “Rifflo”, is a University MBA Administrator in Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife, Lisa and two young daughters, Alexa and Ava. Steve has an extensive background in corporate sales. Steve also worked for ISAF: International Security Assistance Force and the Canadian Military as a recruiter in Human Resources for the operations in Bosnia and Afghanistan. When not immersed in Tolkien works,sci-fi, and film, you can find him training in Muay Thai, and Italian rapier.

One comment

  1. Holy moly. I never thought of the Lannister and Tully comparisons. Genius!

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