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Howard Pyle: Illustrator

American author and illustrator Howard Pyle studied art in Philadelphia with F. A. Van der Weilen, then began writing and illustrating his own stories.

Art for Divine Comedy by Dante

Gustave Doré did a series of famous illustrations for Dante’s Divine Comedy, which we study in World Literature, Module 4. Here are a few examples of these highly detailed etchings. Click on an image...

Faust from Goethe.

Faust Illustrations

Here are some Faust illustrations.     Faust and Mephistopheles in the Hartz Mountains, 1825-27 Eugène Delacroix: Mephistopheles in the Skies, an illustration from the first French translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust,...

Goethe’s Faust Read Aloud Video Excerpt

Listen to a bit of Goethe’s Faust in the original German. It’s always useful to know the sound and cadence of other languages. This video shows a few vintage illustrations. Other World Literature (E5)...