This Guide collects all 241 plates — lengthy out of print — that Doré carried out for the Bible. In those plates, reproduced from remarkable early variations, the artist now not handiest captures the dramatic depth of the Scriptures, however sustains it longer than some other unmarried artist was once ready to do. As well as, Doré reimagined the entire scenes, in order that what he produced was once now not an insignificant transforming of what centuries of alternative artists had already performed, however a brand new and recent visible interpretation of the Bible.
Each plate is observed through the verses from the Approved (King James) Model of the Bible that the scene depicts, and an Advent through Millicent Rose covers Doré’s existence and artwork on the whole. This can be a luxurious Guide that everybody, from the ones enthusiastic about Scripture to fanatics of significant artwork, can be proud to own.