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The Black Prince
Sunday, December 25th, 2005, 02:50 AM
OK, The germanic warriors, I don't know the artist.

the pics are:

King Arthur

Catalaunian Fields

Suevian Horseman

Anglosaxon Warriors

Gothic Warriors

Swedish horseman

Sunday, December 25th, 2005, 05:05 AM
They are by the Scottish artist Angus McBride (an old favourite) he paints the best LoTR pictures I have ever seen also.

Here are two "Germanokelten" pics of his:

Hallstatt Celtic Chieftans

the Belgae invaders of South East Britain

Sunday, March 12th, 2006, 06:39 AM
I have the books where those pictures are from. The "Germanic Warriors" in the first plate are actually Romano-British.

Yes, Angus McBride is the best historical illustrator of Ancient and Medieval subjects that I know of. Although he often depicts the subjects in a way that makes them look Alpine or atleast very Brachycephalic, regardless of what race they are meant to represent.