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    The Dore Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) (Paperback) By (author) Gustave Dore

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    DescriptionThe present volume reproduces with excellent clarity all 135 plates that Gustave Dore produced for "The Inferno," "Purgatory," and "Paradise." From the depths of hell onto the mountain of purgatory and up to the empyrean realms of paradise, Dore's illustrations depict the passion and grandeur of Dante's masterpiece in such famous scenes as the embarkation of the souls into hell, Paolo and Francesca (4 plates), the forest of suicides, Thais the harlot, Bertram de Born holding his severed head aloft, Ugolino (4 plates), the emergence of Dante and Virgil from hell, the ascent up the mountain, the flight of the eagle, Arachne, the lustful sinners being purged in the seventh circle, the appearance of Beatrice, the planet Mercury and the first splendors of paradise, Christ on the cross, the stairway of Saturn, the final vision of the Queen of heaven, and many more.


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    Title
    The Dore Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gustave Dore
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 141
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 304 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 484 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486232317
    ISBN 10: 048623231X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BISAC V2.8: ART016000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    BIC subject category V2: AKLB
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    BISAC V2.8: ART004000
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO000000
    DC19: 769.924
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 769.924
    BISAC V2.8: CRA029000
    DC22: 769/.92/4
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PQ4329.D62
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE003000
    LC classification: PQ4329 .D625 1976
    Thema V1.0: AKLB
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    01 July 1976
    Publication City/Country
    New York