Paul Gustave Dore was a renowned book illustrator and artist from France, who lived from January 8, 1832 to January 23, 1993. He achieved worldwide acclaim and commercial success for his many illustrations, particularly his drawings of scenes from the Bible, as well as classic books such as Paradise Lost, Orlando Furioso, and numerous historical subjects. Dore worked primarily with wood engravings but also used other mediums such as oil on canvas. Prints of Dore's works continue to be in demand. Here you will find an online gallery of his works and illustrations.
Dore's unique style makes his illustrations instantly recognizable. His black and white drawings portray vivid scenes ranging from nightmarish hells to ecstatic visions of heaven.