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Gustave Doré (1865) “Creation of Eve” version I by...

Gustave Doré (1865) “Creation of Eve” version I by Beth Timken Via Flickr: Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré (1832-1883) French artist, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving. Gustave Doré illustrated Bibles were printed in France (1865) and German, English, and other editions (late 1860’s). There were large-folio multi-volume Bibles with varying number of illustrations (usually about 240 illustrations) and smaller more affordable editions.
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