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Gustave Doré: Orange Court - Drury Lane (detail)
Source: Liam's Pictures From Old Books (see "image archives" below)



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Gustave Doré

[French Romantic Illustrator, 1832-1883]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteGustave Dore at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Alpine Torrent

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Tavern in Whitechapel, 1869
Illustration for Charles Perrault's "Bluebeard"
The Gorge
, 1878

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteGustave Dore at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
The Punishment of Evil Counselors, engraving, 1864

Notable SiteMusee d'Art Roger-Quilliot, Clermont-Ferrand, France (mostly in French)  
Les saltimbanques (Zoom)

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
3 works by Gustave Doré online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteGustave Dore at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Christian Martyrs, 1869/71

Notable SiteRéunion des Musées Nationaux, France (in French)  
4 works online

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK
(Zoomable - look for the magnifying glass and the text "Magnify image")

Ackland Art Museum at the University of North Carolina
Young Lions, Mature Lions (Foolish Lions)
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Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Lionnes et leurs Petits

Bob Jones University Museum & Gallery, Greenville, South Carolina

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
10 works by or related to the artist

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
3 works online

Denver Art Museum / Berger Collection, Colorado
A Couple and Two Children Sleeping on a London Bridge, 1871

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
La Folie

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Study for Macbeth, The Witches' Sabbath, ca.1880

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Mountain Landscape, 1877

Gustave Dore in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  
A total of 2 works online

Musee Magnin, Dijon, France

Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (in Portuguese)  

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Little Red Riding Hood

Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona
The Deluge

Seattle Art Museum

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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The Albertina Graphic Art Databank, Vienna (in German)  

The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas
Jacob's Dream
Christ Taken Prisoner in the Garden

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Université de Liège Collections (in French)  

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

UK National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (NICE)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGustave Dore in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Ship among Icebergs, 1876

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Esdras Rejected by his People

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Tavern In Whitechapel

Notable SiteGustave Dore at CGFA  

Notable SiteLiam's Pictures from Old Books  

Notable SiteGustave Dore at The Athenaeum  

Notable SiteGustave Dore in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Art Passions  


Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Brian Yoder's Art Gallery and Critic's Corner

California State University WorldImages Database  

Catholic Resources
See the "complete list" pages in particular for enormous scans of Doré's Bible illustrations

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Faeries at LaLa's Land

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages

University of Leipzig, Germany  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteDore Illustrations

Apocalyptic Ideas in Old English Literature
Doré's visions of the Apocalypse

Jean-Claude Claeys Home Page (in French)  
Illustration from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

London and Literature in the Nineteenth Century
Illustrations for the book, London, A Pilgrimage

Nina Auerbach's Homepage

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Rocbo Culture (in French)  

The Androom Archives
Sorrow for the lost Leonore

The Illustrations of Gustave Dore (German language PDF format)
Numerous illustrations, better suited for printing than viewing online

The Victorian Web

The Visual Telling of Stories

UK Government Art Collection

Worldwide Church of God
This page and many of the linked pages have huge biblical illustrations by Gustave Doré

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Gustave Dore  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Spartacus Educational Books

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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The Dore Bible Illustrations

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The Dore Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy

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Dore's Illustrations for Rabelais

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Dore's Illustrations for Ariosto's "Orlando Furioso"

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Dore's Illustrations for Don Quixote

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Dore Spot Illustrations: A Treasury from His Masterworks (Dover)

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Dore's Illustrations for "Paradise Lost"

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The Raven

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Dore's Illustrations of the Crusades (Dover)

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The Dore Gallery: His 120 Greatest Illustrations (Dover)

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Gustave Dore's London


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