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Paulo Resgatado da Multidão – Gustave Doré

Paul Is Rescued from the Crowd, 1866, Antoine-Alphée Piaud, after Gustave Doré

Paul Is Rescued from the Crowd (“The People Rise Up Against Paul” / “Paul Addresses the Crowd After His Arrest” / Paul Is Rescued de la foule / Paulo Resgatado da Multidão), 1866, Antoine-Alphée Piaud (French Engraver, Illustrator and Painter, 1813–1867), Wood Engraving, 24.5 x 19.7 cm (9.75 x 7.75 in.). See The Bible Panorama or The Holy Scriptures in picture and story (Philadelphia: Charles Foster Publishing Co., 1891, p. 301), in The Library of Congress Collection, Washington, DC, USA. After Gustave Doré (French Romantic Illustrator, 1832-1883). Original: La Sainte Bible, according to the Vulgate, translation by Jean Jacques Bourassé and Pierre Désiré Janvier, also called “La Grande Bible de Tours”, published in 1866 in a deluxe version illustrated (Mame in Tours, France; Cassell and Company, England, 1866). See The Doré Bible Gallery (Chicago: Belford-Clarke Co., 1891) by Project Gutenberg. Illustration to Acts 21:27-36. Large size here.

DETAIL: Paul Is Rescued from the Crowd, 1866, Antoine-Alphée Piaud, after Gustave Doré

DETAIL: Paul Is Rescued from the Crowd, 1866, Antoine-Alphée Piaud, after Gustave Doré

DETAIL: Paul Is Rescued from the Crowd, 1866, Antoine-Alphée Piaud, after Gustave Doré

Note: Antoine-Alphée Piaud (1813–1867). Born: Saint-Étienne, France, 19th century. “Wood engraver and painter. Piaud worked in Paris between 1836 and 1866. Between 1837 and 1852 he exposed in the Salon”. See Emmanuel Benezit, Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays, par un groupe d’ecrivains specialistes francais et etrangers, Paris, Librairie Grund, 1976, 10 vols. VIII, 291. More information here.


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