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Gustave Doré’s engraving titled “Geryon, the Symbol of Fraud and Deceit” captures the essence of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy with remarkable artistry. Depicting one of the most memorable characters from the poem, Doré’s intricate illustration portrays Geryon, a monstrous figure embodying deceit and fraud. The engraving portrays Geryon as a hybrid creature, combining the body of a ferocious beast with a human-like face. His enormous wings stretch wide, conveying a sense of power and malice. Geryon’s sharp claws and fangs evoke a menacing aura, while his serpentine tail coils around him, symbolizing treachery and manipulation. Doré skillfully conveys the darkness and corruption inherent in this malevolent character through the masterful use of shading and intricate details. The engraving captures the essence of Geryon’s role in the Divine Comedy, representing the depths of deception and trickery that Dante encountered during his descent into the Inferno. Doré’s rendition of Geryon stands as a testament to his artistic prowess, successfully bringing to life the vivid imagery of Dante’s epic masterpiece in a haunting and captivating manner. The engraving has been carefully tinted to heighten the drama of the original image.

Our satin poster brings this artwork to life on high-quality 210 gsm paper. The low-glare satin finish lets you showcase this exquisite artwork in any indoor environment. The poster is available in multiple sizes. High-quality pigment inks ensure bright and intense colors. The posters can be hung with double-sided tape, tacks, or framed. The museum-grade paper is known to be archival, which means it can be stored for a long time without turning yellow. If the poster gathers any dust, you may wipe it off gently with a clean, dry cloth. Shipping is from our printers in the United States and is, on average, within 3 days of your order. The printed posters are hand rolled in protective tissue paper and shipped in an extra thick triangle box/tube.


12″ x 18″ 20″ x 30″ 24″ x 36″
Width, cm 30.48 50.80 60.96
Height, cm 45.72 76.20 91.44


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