- The Beautiful Illustrations of Gustave Dore

Illustrations of The Raven by Gustave Dore

Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem, "The Raven" has always been enigmatic and mystical, so Gustave Dore was a perfect choice to illustrate the work. Here are 28 beautiful illustrations by Dore of the Raven, presenting a nightmarish vision of a man tormented by memories and what may or may not be real supernatural beings or just the fruits of his fevered imagination, on the boundary between sleep and wakefulness. The images and drawings by Gustave Dore do not so much explain the meaning of the poem as add a sense of mystery and wonder.

The Raven

Dore Fairy Tales

The Crusades