The Sapphire Rose (v2)

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on The Sapphire Rose (v2), written by David Eddings,

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The Sapphire Rose (v2)

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Detail Image ofthe  Sapphire Rose version 2 of the cover art - art by Geoff Taylor
Detail Image The Sapphire Rose - art by Geoff Taylor


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The Sapphire Rose - art by Geoff Taylor
Swedish book cover using the art for a Feist novel - art by Geoff Taylor
Concept for the Sapphire Rose v2 - art by Geoff Taylor
Visual or concept painting done for Sapphire Rose, not used. - art by Geoff Taylor


In this painting by Geoff Taylor a snow covered mountain range lies in the background, behind the figure of Sparhawk with a magical jewel in his hand, in the other hand he has a sword. Below a vignette of riders dashing by with lighted torches in lightening flashes.


Book Three of the Elenium

Synopsis for Original Title

The Sapphire Rose. Aided by the goddess Aphrael, Sparhawk and his band of companions have recovered the magical jewel Bhelliom – the Sapphire Rose – from the cave of the troll-dwarf Ghwerig. Now they have the power to wake and cure Ehlana, the young Queen of Elenia. But while they were seeking Bhelliom, great forces of evil moved into the power vacuum left behind. The unholy triple alliance between Otha, degenerate sorcerer-king of the Zemochs, the renegade Pandion Knight Martel, and Annias, traitorous Primate of Cimmura, threatens to overrun all of Eosia. In returning to Cimmura to wake Ehlana, Sparhawk risks delivering the Sapphire Rose into the hands of his enemies, who will use it to give the evil god Azash dominion over the whole world. To stop them they may have to unleash the full power of the jewel, but no one can predict whether the world itself will survive such an event.




Acrylic on Artboard

Size approx.3
17x26 inches or 43x66 cm

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