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Discover the captivating artistry of Gustave Doré, the renowned nineteenth-century illustrator, through his remarkable engraving titled “The Minotaur on the Shattered Cliff.” This exquisite piece of art was created as an illustration for Dante’s epic masterpiece, the Divine Comedy. Doré’s unparalleled talent brings to life the haunting encounter between Virgil, Dante, and the fearsome Minotaur in Canto XII of the Inferno. Depicted with meticulous detail, the Minotaur emerges as the “infamy of Crete,” a powerful creature born from the forbidden union of Pasiphaë and Poseidon’s sacred bull, as documented in Apollodorus’ Library. This iconic engraving beautifully captures the essence of Doré’s style, making it an absolute must-have for both fans of Gustave Doré and enthusiasts of Dante’s immortal work. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of illustration as Doré’s vision transports you into the depths of this timeless narrative. 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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