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Paul Gustave Doré (January 6, 1832January 23, 1883) was a French artist, engraver, and illustrator. Download high resolution version (795x1000, 157 KB)Jacob Wrestling with the Angel By Gustave Doré, 1855 Granger Collection, New York Source: http://www. ... Download high resolution version (795x1000, 157 KB)Jacob Wrestling with the Angel By Gustave Doré, 1855 Granger Collection, New York Source: http://www. ... Jacob Wrestling with the Angel - Gustave Doré, 1855 Jacob Wrestling with the Angel is the name given to at least three different major paintings inspired by Genesis 32:25. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The French Republic or France (French: République française or France) is a country whose metropolitan territory is located in western Europe, and which is further made up of a collection of overseas islands and territories located in other continents. ...


He was born in Strasbourg and published his first illustrated story at 15. He became a book illustrator in Paris, and his commissions included work by Rabelais, Balzac, and Dante. In 1853 he was asked to illustrate the works of Lord Byron. This was followed by other work for British publishers, including a new illustrated English Bible. He also illustrated an oversized edition of E. A. Poe's The Raven. City motto: – City proper ( commune) Région Alsace Département Bas-Rhin (67) Mayor Fabienne Keller ( UMP) (since 2001) Area 78. ... The Eiffel Tower has become the symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... François Rabelais (ca. ... Honoré de Balzac Honoré de Balzac (May 20, 1799 - August 18, 1850), was a French novelist. ... Dante in a fresco series of famous men by Andrea del Castagno, ca. ... Lord Byron, English poet Lord Byron (1803), as painted by Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, (January 22, 1788 – April 19, 1824) was the most widely read English language poet of his day. ... The Bible (From Greek (τα) βιβλια, (ta) biblia, (the) books, plural of βιβλιον, biblion, book, originally a diminutive of βιβλος, biblos, which in turn is derived from βυβλος—byblos, meaning papyrus, from the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos which exported this writing material), is a word applied to sacred scriptures. ... Poe may refer to: Edgar Allan Poe, a writer. ... This article is about the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. ...


Doré's English Bible (1865) was a great success, and in 1867 he had a major exhibition of his work in London. This led to the foundation of the Doré Gallery in New Bond Street. 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Greater London and the Regions of England. ...


In 1869, Blanchard Jerrold, the son of Douglas William Jerrold, suggested that they work together to produce a comprehensive portrait of London. Jerrold had got the idea from The Microcosm of London produced by Rudolph Ackermann, William Pyne, and Thomas Rowlandson in 1808. Douglas William Jerrold (January 3, 1803 - June 8, 1857), was an English dramatist and writer. ... Rudolph Ackermann (April 20, 1764 - March 30, 1834) was an Anglo-German inventor and publisher. ... Thomas Rowlandson (July 1756 - April 22, 1827) was an English caricaturist. ...

Gustave Doré also illustrated several fairy tales.

Doré signed a five-year project with the publishers, Grant & Co, that involved his staying in London for three months a year. He was paid the vast sum of £10,000 a year for his work. The book, London: A Pilgrimage, with 180 engravings was published in 1872. Download high resolution version (1000x1288, 123 KB)19th century engraving of Gustave Dorés Cendrillon - Cinderella Source: http://lescontesdefees. ... Download high resolution version (1000x1288, 123 KB)19th century engraving of Gustave Dorés Cendrillon - Cinderella Source: http://lescontesdefees. ... A fairy tale is a story, either told to children or as if told to children, concerning the adventures of mythical characters such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, giants, and others. ...


Although a commercial success, many critics disliked the book. Several were upset that Doré appeared to concentrate on the poverty that existed in London. He was accused by the Art Journal of "inventing rather than copying." The Westminster Review claimed that "Doré gives us sketches in which the commonest, the vulgarest external features are set down."


London: A Pilgrimage was a financial success, and Doré received commissions from other British publishers. His later work included Milton's Paradise Lost, Tennyson's The Idylls of the King, The Works of Thomas Hood, and The Divine Comedy. His work also appeared in the Illustrated London News. Doré continued to illustrate books until his death in Paris in 1883. He is buried in the city's Père Lachaise Cemetery. John Milton, English poet John Milton (December 9, 1608—November 8, 1674) was an English poet, most famous for his blank verse epic Paradise Lost. ... For the UK Goth metal band, see Paradise Lost (band). ... Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (August 6, 1809 - October 6, 1892) is generally regarded as one of the greatest English poets. ... The Idylls of the King is an epic poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson which portrays the social conflicts and malaises of mid-Victorian England through the use of allegory by reference to the declining years of King Arthur. ... Thomas Hood (Died June 1702) was Mayor of New York in that year. ... This article is about the epic poem. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Cimetière du Père Lachaise is the largest cemetery in Paris, and one of the most famous cemeteries in the world. ...


See also

This is a collection of art by Gustave Doré. Baron von Münchhausen (1862) Bible illustrations Doré depictions of events in the Bible, ordered by biblical chronology: Categories: Wikipedia articles to be transwikied | Wikipedia image galleries ...

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  • Works by Gustave Doré (http://www.gutenberg.org/author/Gustave_Doré) at Project Gutenberg
  • Art Passions Doré Gallery (http://dore.artpassions.net)
  • Another Gallery at www.elp.it (http://www.elp.it/bygothic/Gallery/Dore/index.html)
  • Gustave Doré (http://www.lambiek.net/dore_gustave.htm) at Lambiek.net (http://www.lambiek.net)
  • Gallery of Illustrations by Gustave Doré (http://www.doreillustrations.com/gallery.html) at http://www.doreillustrations.com
  • "Illustrationen zu Don Quijote (23 MByte PDF with 120 illustrations) (http://www.gasl.org/refbib/Dore__Don_Quijote.pdf)." http://www.gasl.org/as/referenz Arno Schmidt Reference Library. Accessed on March 27, 2005.

 
 

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