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the final battle in Unnumbered Tears by breath-art the final battle in Unnumbered Tears by breath-art

Fingon, the Valiant was an Ņoldorin elf, the eldest son of Fingolfin, and older brother of TurgonAredhel, andArgon.[1]

He was High King of the Ņoldor in Middle-earth during the First Age after the death of his father. He was an instrument in healing the rift between the Sons of Fëanor and the followers of his father after their desertion of them in Araman.

Fingon's final battle was the Nirnaeth Arnoediad (Battle of Unnumbered Tears). Fingon led the attack on Angband, and the fury of his warriors nearly won the day. Unfortunately, due to Ulfang's treachery, Maedhros did not arrive until three days after he was expected. This resulted in Morgoth releasing his Balrogs and Glaurung the dragon on the already weakened Ņoldor force. When Maedhros finally arrived, hope was reborn for Fingon's army; however, Ulfang's treachery again took effect, causing Maedhros to withdraw. Fingon was then surrounded and his guards killed. He dueled Gothmog, lord of Balrogs, but was struck from behind by another. Gothmog then clove Fingon's helm, and fire sprang from it. This presumably killed Fingon instantly, but the Balrogs proceeded to beat his body into the dust long after he was dead. Thus the day ended in defeat for the elves.
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astrafair Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2017
artwork of unreal beauty
Noldorino Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2016
Genial (Y)
Kiki-Frey Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2016
this is so beautiful, I am your fan)
johncarswell Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015
More amazing Tolkien art. I'd love to learn more about how you do this.

FYI, I used this in a post on the Fifth Battle here:…
EskarArt Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
very very cool! :)
keitar Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
:) (Smile) Круть)
Безумно нравится Ваше творчество
stardustpink Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love the whole stained glass mural look ^^
Zeonista Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
This is an excellent painting, with motif pi8led on motif here. The color contrast is very striking, and the weeping women in the background are a subtle detail. 
Stormfury93 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
Someone should turn this into a stained glass window.
Nortstar Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
it look so amaznig ^^ you did wonderfull work :clap:
TimMcJimFromPL Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
intervil Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Amazing work as usual !!!! :D (Big Grin) 
AdrianosArt Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful work as always! Stunning colors, and such great composition -- flowing movement that leads the eye around the painting in full circle, never leaving its borders. :nod: And excellent storytelling, of course!
wonderbolttrack Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
You have to do Fingolfin battling Morgoth!
EmNiLoRD Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent work as usual - you have such an incredible style, I always look forward to your work
P3R50N-M4N Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks epic! I just love how well you do the stained glass window style! I LOVE IT!
Aohh Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Astonishing. And I'm a silmarilion fan, so I'm doubly pleased.
CindysArt Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
wow! Amazing work! :clap:
jerrymon Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Your art is awesome.

If you like power metal, listen to Blind Guardian's album "Nightfall in Middle-Earth", specially to the song "Time stand still at the iron hill" which tells the battle between Fingolfin and Morgoth.
Project-AYA Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely astonishing. I am always amazed by your style! Colors, textures, and lines are always top notch! You really should try and get your work as promotional art for the films or books! Keep up the awesome work!
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