Gustave dore

I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)

c1880 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy Gustave Dore Vision Purgatory Paradise

I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)

La vision des ossements desséchés – Gustave Doré (Détail, 1865) #undead #skeletons

La vision des ossements desséchés – Gustave Doré (Détail, 1865) #undead #skeletons

"In my midlife, I found myself in the middle of a dark forest" by Gustave Dore (1832-1883) #classic #dark #forest

"In my midlife, I found myself in the middle of a dark forest" by Gustave Dore (1832-1883) #classic #dark #forest

nigra-lux: “ DORÉ, Gustave (1832-1883) An Angel Appears to Balaam (Num 23:15-35), (detail, inv.) 1866 Engraving Ed. Orig. Lic. Ed. ”

nigra-lux: “ DORÉ, Gustave (1832-1883) An Angel Appears to Balaam (Num 23:15-35), (detail, inv.) 1866 Engraving Ed. Orig. Lic. Ed. ”

Gustave Dore - Dante My distant relative is Gustave Dore, he illustrated many pictures in books including the bible and the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe ~Michele Dore-Cannon

c1880 Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy Gustave Dore Vision Purgatory Paradise

Gustave Dore - Dante My distant relative is Gustave Dore, he illustrated many pictures in books including the bible and the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe ~Michele Dore-Cannon

And that great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, who seduceth the whole world; and he was cast unto the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him

And that great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, who is called the devil and Satan, who seduceth the whole world; and he was cast unto the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him

All is not lost; the unconquerable Will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? That Glory never shall his wrath or might [ 110 ] Extort from me. John Milton

All is not lost; the unconquerable Will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield: And what is else not to be overcome? That Glory never shall his wrath or might [ 110 ] Extort from me. John Milton

Gustave Doré

A’bhiolair uain…

Gustave Doré

The Gnarled Monster by Gustave Dore, 1870

The Gnarled Monster by Gustave Dore, 1870

The Inferno, Canto 29, lines 4-6 (detail) Gustave Doré 1890

The Inferno, Canto 29, lines 4-6 (detail) Gustave Doré 1890

Jacob Wrestling with the Angel (B & W 1866) - Gustave Dore (FEEL LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME)

Jacob Wrestling with the Angel (B & W 1866) - Gustave Dore (FEEL LIKE THIS ALL THE TIME)

Satan holds a meeting for his legions of demons inside the enormous palace called Pandaemonium, the Capitol of Hell.

Satan holds a meeting for his legions of demons inside the enormous palace called Pandaemonium, the Capitol of Hell.

Gustave DORE

Gustave DORE

The Road to Jerusalem - Gustave Dore

The Road to Jerusalem - Gustave Dore

Gustave Dore  - Paradise Lost---Dore is one of my favorite illustrators, hands down.

Gustave Dore - Paradise Lost---Dore is one of my favorite illustrators, hands down.

The Ice was All Around - from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - by Gustave Dore (Jonnard, engraver)

The Ice was All Around - from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - by Gustave Dore (Jonnard, engraver)

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