Descriptive Catalogue of Pictures by M. Gustave Doré
by Doré Gallery
London: Doré Gallery, 1875. Softcover. G- (Ex-art library with label on back cover and few marks; cover is moderately soiled; book was folded at least once; pages are clear.). Light turquoise paper wraps, 24 pp., no illus. Issued in conjunction with an exhibition of 21 pictures rendered by French artist Gustave Doré (1832-1883). This booklet lists the 21 titles. 12 have annotations: "Christ Leaving the Praetorium" (which must have been a feature showing at 30 feet by 20 feet, and is much written about it here); "Paolo and Francesca da Rimini;" "Andromeda Chained to the Rock;" "Evening in the Alps;" "The Massacre of the Innocents;" "The Soldiers of the Cross;" "The Triumph of Christianity over Paganism;" "Christian Martyrs: Reign of Diocletian;" "The Night of the Crucifixion (Les Tenebres);" "The Neophyte (First Experience of the Monastery);" "Le Tapis Vert (Gambling at Baden-Baden);" and "The Dream of Pilate's Wife." Sadly, no illustrations appear here.12.
(Inventory #: 153737)
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