Dore’s Illustrations for Rabelais

Hermetic Library Fellow T Polyphilus reviews Doré’s Illustrations for Rabelais by Gustave Doré.

Doré Doré's Illustrations for Rabelais

These pictures are a pleasure in themselves, and they are wonderful to review after having imagined the Rabelais stories in the course of reading. There is a notable inconsistency to the depiction of various characters by Doré, arguably reflecting a similar inconsistency on the part of St. François. Also, this book is a clip-art goldmine for Thelemites.