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French illustrator Gustave Dore; (1833–83) began his prolific career at the age of 15, and his dramatic engravings have exercised an incalculable influence over latter-day artists. The remarkable scope of his work ranges from Milton, Dante, and the Bible to Rabelais, Shakespeare, and street scenes of 19th-century London.
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Dor‚e, Gustave, -- 1832-1883 -- Themes, motives.