Tree of Life

"One of the greatest influences on Tolkien was the polymath William Morris. Tolkien wished to imitate Morris's prose and poetry romances, and his art often shows Morris's influence. (Illustration - Tolkien's tree of Amalion)"

Frontispiece with a dedication to Sultan Khalil (detail). Ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper, x cm. Courtesy of the Khalili Family Trust


Whirling Dervish, Turkish Tiles, Turkish Art, Kaftans, Islamic Art, Caftans, Kaftan