The Doré Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy

The Doré Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy

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Book - 1976
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"Reproduces 135 black-and-white illustrations created by nineteenth-century artist Gustave Doré for 'The Inferno, ' 'Purgatory, ' and 'Paradise, ' each accompanied by appropriate lines from the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow translation of Dante's work; and includes Doré's drawing of Dante Alighieri."
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1976
ISBN: 9780486232317
048623231X
Call Number: 769.92 D695dc 1976
Characteristics: vii, 135 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Dante Alighieri 1265-1321 Divina commedia

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(1861?) "135 fantastic and grotesque scenes depict the passion and grandeur of one of Dante's most highly regarded works — 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. Illus... Read More »


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