Ils lui passèrent leur épée au travers du corps (They passed their swords through his body)

Gustave Doré, 19th century, Europe

Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883) (from a drawing by),
Héliodore Pisan (1826 – 1911) printmaker,
Ils lui passèrent leur épée au travers du corps (They passed their
swords through his body) – wood engraving – 1862
Last of the 4 wood engravings for illustration of
Charles Perrault’s tale Bluebeard, from the edition
Contes de Charles Perrault avec des dessins par Gustave Doré J.
Hetzel (Paris), 1862, in folio (between pp. 58 and 59)
Image: 19.3 cm x 24.3 cm
Sheet: 29 cm x 41 cm
French school
No 881 – Αcquisition 2010

  • Gustave Doré
  • 19th century
  • 19th Century