Gustave Doré was a famous 19th century french illustrator, painter and sculptor known in particular for having illustrated La Fontaine's Fables, Dante's Inferno and the Counts of Perrault. It is especially as an illustrator that he was the most prolific with no less than 10,000 illustrations representing biblical subjects or tales and stories still popular today.
Here is a fine selection of 5 of his works with a particularly mysterious and mesmerizing aura:
- Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
- Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes)
- The Raven (Edgar Allan Poe)
- Paradise Lost (John Milton)
- Divine Comedy, Inferno (Dante Alighieri)
1. Jacob Wrestling with the Angel
2. Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes)
3. The Raven (Edgar Allan Poe)
4. Paradise Lost (John Milton)
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