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Dantedoré II

Oil on canvas
31 7/8 x 25 5/8 in.


This is the third of three similar images in different sizes: Pour Gustave l'adoré (1966)Pour Gustave l'adoré (1974), and Dantedoré II  (1982).  The titles refer to the 19th-century French artist Gustave Doré, who created illustrations for such publications as Dante's Divine Comedy and Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, among other volumes.