This superb compilation showcases the art of Gustave Doré, one of the nineteenth century's most prolific and successful book illustrators.
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This superb compilation showcases the art of Gustave Doré, one of the nineteenth century's most prolific and successful book illustrators. Brimming with stunning images created to accompany the world's greatest literature at the time, this volume compiles the very finest and most famous plates from Doré's work.
Scores of magnificent, finely wrought engravings feature dramatic and powerful scenes such as Don Quixote tilting at windmills, Christ driving the money-changers from the temple, Moses destroying the tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments, and Charon rowing his ferry to the gates of Hell. Sources for the illustrations include immortal stories ranging from Milton's Paradise Lost, Dante's Divine Comedy, Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Poe's "The Raven,"plus more than a dozen other books.
For graphic artists and designers, this collection provides an outstanding assortment of royalty-free images. For lovers of art and literature, these inspired plates will provide the definitive imagery of a host of literary classics.
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