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Description - Dore's Illustrations for "Don Quixote" by Gustave Dore

Dore's sympathy to Cervantes' satire was so complete that, of numerous interpretations by many artists, his has become standard. Here are 190 wood-engraved plates, 120 full-page: charging the windmill, traversing Spanish plains, valleys, mountains, ghostly visions of dragons, knights, flaming lake. Marvelous detail, minutiae, accurate costumes, architecture, enchantment, pathos, humor. Captions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486243009
ISBN-10: 0486243001
Format: Paperback
(305mm x 228mm x 10mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1982
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gustave Dore

French illustrator Gustave Dore (1833-83) began his prolific career at the age of 15, and his dramatic engravings have exercised an incalculable influence over latter-day artists. The remarkable scope of his work ranges from Milton, Dante, and the Bible to Rabelais, Shakespeare, and street scenes of 19th-century London.

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