A beautiful restored collection of 100 full-page engravings from renowned artist, Gustave Doré.
From the grand to the comic, to the horrible and the grotesque, the versatility and artistic genius of Gustave Doré continues to enthrall the hearts and minds of new fans around the world. This incredible Restored Special Edition of Doré’s famed Bible Gallery includes:
– 100 Crisp digitally re-scanned and enhanced images
– The original type font
– Classic page layouts
– 8 ½” x 11” printing
– Bold new cover design
– Contemporary preface
– Biography of Gustave Doré
Originally released in 1866, Doré’s collection of stunning biblical imagery is an inspiring sight for fans of his work. His imaginative take on the classic stories of the Bible is rich with detail and personality. Readers should prepare to lose hours absorbing the seemingly infinite depth of detail contained within each masterpiece.
Doré’s technical brilliance shines in each of the 100 restored engravings printed in this Special Edition volume, each complete with period commentary explaining the characters and significance.
– The Creation of Eve
– The Tower of Bable
– Samson Slaying the Lion
– Jesus fainting Under the Cross
– Death on the Pale Horse
– And many more…
About the Artist:
Master artist Gustave Dorè (1832-1883), known for the lavish illustrations in Dante’s Inferno, Paradise Lost, and Don Quixote, depicts the classic stories of the Bible in his meticulous style. Dorè’s mastery of human anatomy, background detail, shading, and layout are on full display in every lavish print.
About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, Dante’s Purgatory and Paradise, and much more.