I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)
SATAN SPEAKS WITH SIN AND DEATH: PARADISE LOST - GUSTAVE DORE
The Ice was All Around - from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - by Gustave Dore (Jonnard, engraver)
"In my midlife, I found myself in the middle of a dark forest" by Gustave Dore (1832-1883)
gustave doré la vision des ossements desséchés 1865 detail
Gustav Dore, Inferno, The Devine Comedy, Dante
Satan holds a meeting for his legions of demons inside the enormous palace called Pandaemonium, the Capitol of Hell. Illustrated by Gustave Dore.
DORÉ, Gustave (1832-1883) An Angel Appears to Balaam (Num 23:15-35), (detail, inv.) 1866 Engraving
Gustave Dore - Paradise Lost---Dore is one of my favorite illustrators, hands down.
Gustave Dore - Dante My distant relative is Gustave Dore, he illustrated many pictures in books including the bible and the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe ~Michele Dore-Cannon