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Gustave Doré - part 5

4 monthes ago   |   By Poul Webb

Gustave Doré albumen print
Royal Academy of Arts, London Our visual image of Victorian London is largely fixated on its sordidness-cramped streets, dark alleys, desolate slums, overcrowding, and illicit dens. Two people are responsible for creating in our heads such pictures of destitution and filth-one is Charles Dickens, whose works largely revolved around grinding poverty, and the other is French illustrator Gustave Doré. Doré (1832 - 1883) was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, who became very popular both in France and England by being an extremely successful...
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Gustave Doré - part 6

Gustave Doré - part 6

4 monthes ago   |   By Poul Webb

1870s Gustave Doré woodburytype
© National Portrait Gallery, London Our visual image of Victorian London is largely fixated on its sordidness-cramped streets, dark alleys, desolate slums, overcrowding, and illicit dens. Two people are responsible for creating in our heads such pictures of destitution and filth-one is Charles Dickens, whose works largely revolved around grinding poverty, and the other is French illustrator Gustave Doré. Doré (1832 - 1883) was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, who became very popular both in France and England by being an extremely...
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Gustave Doré - part 7

Gustave Doré - part 7

4 monthes ago   |   By Poul Webb

C1877 Gustave Doré woodburytype carte-de-visite
© National Portrait Gallery, London Our visual image of Victorian London is largely fixated on its sordidness-cramped streets, dark alleys, desolate slums, overcrowding, and illicit dens. Two people are responsible for creating in our heads such pictures of destitution and filth-one is Charles Dickens, whose works largely revolved around grinding poverty, and the other is French illustrator Gustave Doré. Doré (1832 - 1883) was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, who became very popular both in France and England by being...
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Gustave Doré - part 8

Gustave Doré - part 8

4 monthes ago   |   By Poul Webb

Gustave Doré albumen print 18.3 x 12.4 cm
Royal Collection Trust, UK Our visual image of Victorian London is largely fixated on its sordidness-cramped streets, dark alleys, desolate slums, overcrowding, and illicit dens. Two people are responsible for creating in our heads such pictures of destitution and filth-one is Charles Dickens, whose works largely revolved around grinding poverty, and the other is French illustrator Gustave Doré. Doré (1832 - 1883) was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, who became very popular both in France and England by being an extremely...
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Gustave Doré - part 9

Gustave Doré - part 9

4 monthes ago   |   By Poul Webb

Gustave Doré by Carolus-Duran oil on canvas 55.5 x 46.5 cm
Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Our visual image of Victorian London is largely fixated on its sordidness-cramped streets, dark alleys, desolate slums, overcrowding, and illicit dens. Two people are responsible for creating in our heads such pictures of destitution and filth-one is Charles Dickens, whose works largely revolved around grinding poverty, and the other is French illustrator Gustave Doré. Doré (1832 - 1883) was a prolific engraver, artist, illustrator, and sculptor, who became very popular both in...
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