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Le marché aux esclaves / Slave Market (1866) - Jean-Léon Gérôme

The Origin of the World - 1866  Gustave Courbet

L'Origine du Monde/The Origin of the World (1866) - Gustave Courbet, lost for years, it was first shown to the public in 1995

Les Epaves frontispiece (1866) - Félicien Rops [detail]

In 1866 Félicien Rops produced the frontispiece for Baudelaire’s Epaves published by Poulet-Malassis

Dore's Illustrations for "Paradise Lost" (1866) - Gustave Doré

Dore's Illustrations for "Paradise Lost" (1866) - Gustave Doré [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK]

Book Description
All 50 of Doré's powerful illustrations for John Milton's epic poem, recounting mankind's fall from the grace of God through the work of Satan. Among the events depicted: the expulsion of Satan from Heaven, Adam and Eve in Paradise and the nine-day fall of Lucifer's legions to Hell. Appropriate quotes from the text are printed with each illustration. A plot summary of the entire poem is included.

John Milton (December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674) was an English poet, most famous for his blank verse epic Paradise Lost. He is also remembered for authoring the brief epic Paradise Regained, the closet drama Samson Agonistes, the monody Lycidas, and Areopagitica, a prose work that defends the freedom of the press. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Milton [Aug 2005]

Paradise Lost (1667) is an epic poem by the 17th century English poet John Milton. It was originally published in 1667. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise_Lost [Aug 2005]

See also: Lucifera - heaven - hell - Gustave Doré - poetry - illustration

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