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Gustave Doré’s engraving of “The Giant Antaeus” brilliantly captures the essence of Canto XXXI of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, Inferno. In this mesmerizing artwork, Antaeus, the legendary Greek giant, is portrayed in all his colossal grandeur. Squatting amidst the rugged landscape, he delicately holds Dante and Virgil, gently lowering them to the earth below. Antaeus’s naked form exudes immense strength and power, his muscular physique emphasizing his mythical status. The scene is set against a backdrop of jagged, towering mountains, their sharp peaks contrasting with the giant’s massive frame. Doré’s meticulous attention to detail and masterful use of shading and lines bring the engraving to life, evoking a sense of awe and wonder. This engraving serves as a captivating visual interpretation of Dante’s vivid imagery, immersing viewers in the fantastical realm of the Inferno. The illustration 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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