Gustave Doré

French artist, engraver, illustrator and sculptor, 1832 – 1883. The cacophony of detail in his engravings evokes the nightmarish on a back drop of black ink and white paper. As a result he was a popular choice for illustrating books of prose and fantasy in the 19th century, including publications of Dante’s Divine Comedy and Milton’s Paradise Lost.

Red Riding Hood

Lucifer (Paradise Lost)

Camelot (Idylls of the King)

Orlando Furioso

Mohammed (The Divine Comedy)

Orlando Furioso

The Grim Reaper (The Raven)

Merlin & King Arthur (Idylls of the King)

The Judgement of Solomon

The Death of Jezebel

Hates music and writing. Unfortunately, he's a journalist.

1 Comment

  • Reply May 14, 2010

    Grimlin

    Awesome!

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