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Doré's London: All 180 Illustrations from London, A Pilgrimage (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

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  • Sales Rank:667,386
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Pages:112
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.9
  • Dimensions (in):12 x 9 x 0.3
  • Publication Date:February 5, 2004
  • ISBN:9780486432724
  • EAN:9780486432724
  • ASIN:0486432726
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Synopsis
London in the middle of the 1800s was a subject endlessly sketched by artists, studied by social reformers, and discussed by writers. This comprehensive collection of drawings by Gustave Doré, France's most celebrated graphic artist of the period, presents a panoramic portrait of that engrossing city — from fashionable ladies riding in a sunlit park to ragged wretches in a shadowy side street. Here are amazingly perceptive sketches of workaday London, busy market places, the Christy Minstrels, a waterman's family, thieves gambling, the Devils' Acre in Westminster, flower girls, waifs and strays, a wedding at the Abbey, provincials in search of lodgings, a garden party, prisoners in the Newgate exercise yard, stalls at Covent Garden Opera House, and many other scenes that capture the London of a bygone era.

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