Book Title:The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, according to the authorised version. With illustrations by Gustave Doré
Author: Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883, ill.
Image Title: Death of Absalom
Scripture Reference: 2 Samuel 18
Description: While Absalom is defenseless, hanging by his hair (or head) from a tree, Joab seizes the opportunity to slay him. The artist, Gustave Doré (1832-1883), has placed his signature at the lower left of the woodcut, and the engraver’s signature, Joliet, is located at the lower right.
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