He was really a dwarf

The painting shown below was sold for a whooping amount of 84000 Pounds at Sotheby’s in 2005. Claim to fame?

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Inspiration for Gandalf.
The painting is Der Berggeist by Josef Madlener.

Hasan and jackandlagoon cracked it completely.
raklodramA got the painting right.

Longbows?

What unique achievement does the guy in the first pic hold wrt to the second pic?

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Owain Glynd┼Ár is the only Welshman (and not the heir apparent to the English throne) to ever hold the title of the Prince of Wales after England conquered Wales.

Logik got the insignia right.