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Montag, 8. August 2022

THE DAYS OF CHIVALRY ILLUSTRATED BY GUSTAVE DORÉ, THE FIRST BOOK

 

Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré  (6 January 1832 – 23 January 1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator, comics artist, caricaturist, and sculptor who worked primarily with wood-engraving. 
 


 

MITAINE AND OGRIS




 

 

 

He carves out a kingdom.


 
The inheritance  divided.
 


 

The Wolf of Gascony.


The various branches of spectators.


CHARLEMAGNE'S CORTÉGE
 

At last came the peers and the barons, clad in their most splendid armour.


Last of all appeared Roland, Count of Mans and Knight of Blaives.
 

William with the short nose.


The wounded and the slain.


Ganelon's Castle was situated on the loftiest peak of the Hartz Mountains.


The charge on the swine.


Ganelon's antics on the tight rope.


Roland to the rescue.
 

Ganelon's recovery.


The innocent victim.


Roland and Ganelon.


The Knight of the Brazen Teeth.


Himiltrude horrified.

 
The Nubians exploring.


The bold Murat.

Murad's treatment of his tutor.


Murat kills a Nubian.


The cubs.


Murad the lion-killer.


Flight of the Nubians.



The lioness.

The death of the lionmess.


The discomfited sentry.


He espies a slender stream of blood.

Hastening to the sultana.


The Prime Minister's report.


Murad and his pet.


The lion in silken fetters.



The death of Murad.


Angulaffre strangles an elephant.


Angulaffre's  defiance.


Angulaffre's smile.


The first course.


Charlemagne's tears.


Oliver unhorsed.




Wolf and Ganelon are taken up.


The suspended champions.



Angoulaffre's fall.


The Brazen Teeth in pair.

The last charge.


The musicians are disconcerted.

The end of Angoulaffre's charger.




Priamus promises.


Angoulaffre's deathagony.


The enraged Garlan.






The sleeping camp.

Roland and Oliver reposing.


The corselet of cambrie.