This superb compilation showcases the art of Gustave Doré, one of the nineteenth century's most prolific and successful book illustrators.
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 are included, featuring dramatic and powerful scenes from classic literature such as Don Quixote tilting at windmills, the Bible: Christ driving the money-changers from the temple, Moses destroying the tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments, and Greek mythology: Charon rowing his ferry to the gates of Hell.
Doré's illustrations also adorn immortal stories ranging from Milton's Paradise Lost, Dante's Divine Comedy, Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Poe's "The Raven", and more that you will be delighted to discover for yourself!
For graphic artists and designers alike, 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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