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Gustave Doré’s engraving, “How is Mahomet Mangled,” is a disturbing illustration created for Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. Depicting a scene from the epic poem’s Inferno, the artwork captures the punishment inflicted upon Mahomet, the founder of Islam, in the eighth circle of Hell. Doré’s intricate details bring the chilling imagery to life as we witness Mahomet’s body split from chin to groin, mirroring the schism he is believed to have caused in the religious realm. The engraving skillfully conveys the torment and agony endured by Mahomet, while also evoking contemplation on the consequences of religious division and its profound impact. 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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