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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.99
At the age of 16, Gustave Doré was the highest-paid illustrator in France. Twenty years later, in 1868, at the peak of his artistic genius, he produced magnificent illustrations for Jean de La Fontaine's witty and high polished Fables ? poems and timeless tales with charming images of country folk and animal life, as well as heroes from Greek mythology... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Long regarded as the standard history of the subject, François Michaud's History of the Crusades, published in 1877, recorded over four centuries of passionate, bloody wars that brought the countries ? and cultures ? of Asia and Europe into conflict with one another. To illustrate Michaud's classic study, Gustave Doré executed 100 striking plates,... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
Like his contemporary, the English poet laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Gustave Doré (1832?83) was highly regarded for his mastery of technique. One of the most prolific and successful book illustrators of the late nineteenth century, he provided a wealth of hauntingly beautiful illustrations for the first four parts of Idylls of the King, Tennyson's... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
"His Don Quixote ? from its first to its last page [is] a marvel of imagination, poetry, sentiment, and sarcasm. . . . People still speak of it only as 'Doré's Don Quixote'." ? Life and Reminiscences of Gustave Doré Doré himself had something of Quixote's chivalry and spent an arduous life drafting impossible dreams; he knew fame as well as pain,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 13.99
One of the most popular (and most prolific) illustrators of all time, Gustave Doré (1832?1883) established his reputation with works of art that exuded a romantic style, an abundance of detail, and a dramatic use of light and shade. This collection of drawings, created during Dore's trip to Spain with a friend in the 1870s, includes a haunting view... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
London in the middle of the 1800s was a subject sketched endlessly by artists, studied by social reformers, and discussed by writers. This comprehensive collection of drawings by Gustave Doré, France's most celebrated graphic artist of the period, presents all 180 drawings from the artist's 1872 classic presentation, London, A Pilgrimage. A panoramic... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
One of the great book illustrators of all time, Gustave Doré created richly detailed, brilliantly imaginative scenes of legendary worlds filled with fantastic creatures. This collection of more than ninety illustrations dramatically demonstrates the amazing inventiveness of this remarkable nineteenth-century artist. His fanciful portrayals of sea... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95
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... more...