The Dore Gallery: His 120 Greatest Illustrations (Dover Pictorial Archives)

By Carol Belanger Grafton

This marvelous compilation showcases the paintings of Gustave Doré, one of many 19th century's such a lot prolific and winning ebook illustrators. Brimming with wonderful photographs created to accompany the world's maximum literature, this quantity compiles the very most interesting and most renowned plates from Doré's work.
Scores of extraordinary, finely wrought engravings characteristic such dramatic and strong scenes as Don Quixote tilting at windmills, Christ riding the money-changers from the temple, Moses destroying the pills inscribed with the 10 Commandments, and Charon rowing his ferry to the gates of Hell. resources contain immortal tales starting from Milton's Paradise Lost and Dante's Divine Comedy to Coleridge's Rime of the traditional Mariner, Poe's "The Raven," and greater than a dozen different books.
For photo artists and architects, this assortment will offer a very good collection of royalty-free photographs. For enthusiasts of artwork and literature, those encouraged plates will give you the definitive imagery of a number of literary classics.

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David ran, and stood upon the Philistine, and took his sword . . . and slew him . . . (I Samuel 17: forty nine, 51). ELIJAH TAKEN as much as HEAVEN IN A CHARIOT of fireside Behold, there seemed a chariot of fireplace, and horses of fireplace, and parted them either asunder; and Elijah went up by means of a whirlwind into heaven. And Elisha observed it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he observed him not more . . . (II Kings 2: eleven, 12). THE imaginative and prescient OF THE VALLEY OF DRY BONES And he acknowledged unto me, Son of guy, can those bones stay? and that i spoke back, O Lord God, thou knowest ... (Ezekiel 37: 3). DANIEL within the DEN OF LIONS My God hath despatched his angel, and hath close the lions’ mouths, that they've no longer damage me . . . (Daniel 6: 22). THE DESTRUCTION OF LEVIATHAN In that day the Lord along with his sore and nice and robust sword shall punish Leviathan the piercing serpent, even Leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that's within the sea . . . (Isaiah 27: 1). JUDITH AND HOLOFERNES and she or he smote two times upon his neck with all her could, and she or he took away his head from him . . . (Judith thirteen: 8). THE clever males GUIDED by means of THE big name And, lo, the superstar, which they observed within the east, went earlier than them, until it got here and stood over the place the younger baby was.... (Matthew 2: 9). JESUS AND the girl OF SAMARIA How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a lady of Samaria? for the Jews haven't any dealings with the Samaritans.... (John four: 9). THE DAUGHTER OF HEROD RECEIVING the pinnacle OF JOHN THE BAPTIST but if Herod’s birthday used to be saved, the daughter of Herodias danced prior to them, and happy Herod . . . and she or he, being sooner than advised of her mom, stated, provide me the following John Baptist’s head in a charger . . . (Matthew 14: 6, 8). ARRIVAL OF the great SAMARITAN on the resort [He] introduced him to an resort, and took care of him ... (Luke 10: 34). THE purchasers AND dealers pushed OUT OF THE TEMPLE My home is the home of prayer: yet ye have made it a den of thieves.... (Luke 19: 46). JESUS SCOURGED And Pilate as a result took Jesus, and scourged him.... (John 19: 1). JESUS FALLING underneath THE pass they usually compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who glided by, popping out of the rustic, the daddy of Alexander and Rufus, to endure his cross.... (Mark 15: 21). THE spectacular DRAUGHT OF FISHES And he acknowledged unto them, solid the internet at the correct aspect of the send, and ye shall locate. They forged hence, and now they weren't capable of draw it for the multitude of fishes.... (John 21: 6). ST. PAUL AT EPHESUS lots of them additionally which used curious arts introduced their books jointly, and burned them ahead of all males . . . (Acts 19: 19). ST. PAUL SHIPWRECKED And the remainder, a few on forums, and a few on damaged items of the send . . . escaped all secure to land.... (Acts 27: 44). THE imaginative and prescient OF demise and that i seemed, and behold a faded horse: and his identify that sat on him used to be loss of life . . . (Revelation 6: 8). Paradise misplaced Him the Almighty strength / Hurled headlong flaming from the airy sky (I. forty four, 45). So numberless have been these undesirable Angels obvious, / soaring on wing, less than the cope of Hell (I.

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