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Dore's Illustrations for Dante's "Divine Comedy"

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Dore's Illustrations for Dante's "Divine Comedy" by Gustave Dore
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These 135 fantastic and grotesque scenes depict the passion and grandeur of Dante's masterpiece - from the depths of Hell onto the mountain of Purgatory and up to the empyrean realms of Paradise. Includes plates produced for The Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise. Illustrations accompanied by appropriate lines from the Longfellow translation.

Author Biography

French illustrator Gustave Dore (1833-83) began his prolific career at the age of 15, and his dramatic engravings have exercised an incalculable influence over latter-day artists. The remarkable scope of his work ranges from Milton, Dante, and the Bible to Rabelais, Shakespeare, and street scenes of 19th-century London.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 1976
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Dover Publications Inc.
Pages
141
Dimensions
229x304x10
ISBN-13
9780486232317
Product ID
1824834

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