A contemporary selection of Doré's illustrations from his most famous works.
Superbly detailed full page engravings selected from Rabelais, The History of the Crusades, Paradise Lost, The Divine Comedy, The Raven, Orlando Furioso, The Bible, Rime of The Ancient Mariner, and 'London: A Pilgrimage' and more classic illustrated works.
Dramatic, powerfully illustrated scenes in the style of "high Victorian" book illustration include Moses Breaking the Tablets of the Law, Opium Smoking, Don Quixote performing penance and many more, chosen during Doré's career as representative of his oeuvre. Illustrations:
230 x 305 mmCopyright: