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Dover's Dore Bible Illustrations consists of a 5 page introduction, 3 pages for the list of plates, and full page engravings with the title and excerpt of the biblical passage the image represents. Most images are about 8"x10". The old testament, new testament and some of the apocryphal books are represented (in all, 39 books)/5(). The French artist left an indelible mark on the Western imagination by illustrating some of history’s most important books. The importance of Gustave Doré () lies not only in the art he produced during his lifetime (though it provides undoubted testimony to his mastery). Gustave Doré's Romantic style of illustration, supremely imaginative and richly detailed, was ideally suited to literary subjects. His wood-engraved illustrations for John Milton's monumental epic poem Paradise Lost, recounting mankind's fall from the grace of God through the work of Satan, were among his finest and most dramatic works. This volume presents superb reproductions of all Gustave Doré has books on Goodreads with ratings. Gustave Doré’s most popular book is The Doré Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy.
Gustave Doré, in full Paul-Gustave Doré, (born January 6, , Strasbourg, France—died Janu , Paris), French printmaker, one of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late 19th century, whose exuberant and bizarre fantasy created vast dreamlike scenes widely emulated by Romantic academicians.. In he went to Paris, and from to he produced weekly. Dante Alighieri,Dante Alighieri,Gustave Dore,Anthony Esolen,Anthony M. Esolen Published by Modern Library () ISBN X ISBN Gustave Doré was a world famous 19th century illustrator. Although he illustrated over books, some with more than plates, he is primarily known for his illustrations to The Divine Comedy, particularly The Inferno, his illustrations to Don Quixote, Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, and Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven. In the journalist Blanchard Jerrold (–) joined forces with the famous French artist Gustave Doré (–) to produce an illustrated record of the ‘shadows and sunlight’ of London. As Jerrold later recalled, they spent many days and nights exploring the .
This book collects the artwork of Gustave Dore that he undertook for the deluxe, illustrated edition of the French translation of the 'Vulgate Bible' popularly known as the 'Bible de Tours'. It consists of images (of the original wood engravings) made by Dore. These images are intended to /5(). Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Please feel free to request a detailed description. Short description: Bible in engravings by Gustave Dore (book, new)\Bibliia v gravyurah Gyustava Dore (kniga, novaia), n/a We have thousands of titles and often several copies of each title may be available. The Best KJV Bible with Gustave Dore Illustrations Review (Barnes and Noble Collectibles Edition) - Duration: Bible Studies and Devoti views Gustave Doré’s cover illustration for London: A Pilgrimage. The project took four years to complete, featured engravings, and was finally published in