The Doré Bible Gallery
Woodcuts by Gustave Doré (1832-1883)


The Old Testament
(including the Deuterocanonical Books, a.k.a. the Apocrypha)

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or view slide shows (or film strips or thumbnail overviews) of all the images in sequence:
Slide Show 1 - Old Testament,  Part I | Slide Show 2 - Old Testament, Part II

Bible Chap. Title or Description of the Woodcut Smaller Files for Webpages
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Large Files for Printing
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Gen 1 The Creation of Light ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 2 The Creation of Eve ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 3 Adam and Eve Are Driven out of Eden ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 4A Cain and Abel Offer Their Sacrifices ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 4B Cain Slays Abel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 6 The World Is Destroyed by Water ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 7 The Great Flood ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 8 A Dove Is Sent Forth from the Ark ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 9 Noah Curses Ham and Canaan ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 11 The Tower of Babel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 12 Abraham Goes to the Land of Canaan ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 18 Abraham and the Three Angels ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 19 Lot Flees as Sodom and Gomorrah Burn ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 21A Abraham Sends Hagar and Ishmael Away ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 21B Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 22 The Testing of Abraham's Faith ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 23 The Burial of Sarah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 24A Eliezer and Rebekah at the Well ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 24B The Meeting of Isaac and Rebekah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 27 Isaac Blesses Jacob ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 28 Jacob's Dream ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 29 Jacob Tends Laban's Flocks and Meets Rachel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 32A Jacob Prays for Protection ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 32B Jacob Wrestles with the Angel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 33 Jacob and Esau Meet ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 37 Joseph Is Sold by His Brothers ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 41 Joseph Interprets Pharaoh's Dream ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 45 Joseph Reveals Himself to His Brothers ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Gen 46 Jacob Goes to Egypt ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 2A The Child Moses on the Nile ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 2B The Finding of Moses ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 7 Moses and Aaron Appear before Pharaoh ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 9 The Fifth Plague: Livestock Disease ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 10 The Ninth Plague: Darkness ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 12A The Firstborn of the Egyptians Are Slain ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 12B The Egyptians Ask Moses to Depart ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 14 The Egyptians Drown in the Sea ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 17 Moses Strikes the Rock at Horeb ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 19 The Giving of the Law on Mount Sinai ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 32A Moses Comes Down from Mount Sinai ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Exod 32B Moses Breaks the Tables of the Law ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Num 13 The Spies Return from the Promised Land ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Num 16 The Death of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Num 21 The Bronze Serpent ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Num 22 An Angel Appears to Balaam ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 3 The Israelites Cross the Jordan River ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 6A The Walls of Jericho Fall Down ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 6B Joshua Spares Rahab ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 7 Achan Is Stoned to Death ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 8 Joshua Burns the Town of Ai ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 10A The Army of the Amorites Is Destroyed ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Josh 10B Joshua Commands the Sun to Stand Still ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 2 An Angel Appears to the Israelites ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 4 Jael Kills Sisera ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 5 Deborah Praises Jael ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 7A Gideon Chooses 300 Soldiers ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 7B The Midianites Are Routed ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 9A The Death of Gideon's Sons ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 9B The Death of Abimelech ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 11A Jephthah's Daughter Comes to Meet Her Father ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 11B Israelite Women Mourn with Jephthah's Daughter ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 14 Samson Slays a Lion ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 15 Samson Destroys the Philistines with an Ass' Jawbone ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 16A Samson Carries away the Gates of Gaza ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 16B Samson and Delilah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 16C The Death of Samson ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 19A A Levite Finds a Woman's Corpse ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 19B The Levite Carries the Woman's Body Away ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judg 21 The Benjaminites Take the Virgins of Jabesh-gilead ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ruth 1 Naomi and Her Daughters-in-Law ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ruth 2 Ruth and Boaz ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 6 The Ark Is Returned to Beth-shemesh ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 9 Samuel Blesses Saul ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 15 The Death of Agag ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 17 David Slays Goliath ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 18 Saul Attempts to Kill David ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 19 David Escapes through a Window ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 20 David and Jonathan ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 24 David Shows Saul How He Spared His Life ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 28 Saul and the Witch of Endor ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Sam 31 The Death of Saul ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Sam 2 Combat between Soldiers of Ish-bosheth and David ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Sam 12 David Attacks the Ammonites ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Sam 18A The Death of Absalom ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Sam 18B David Mourns the Death of Absalom ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Sam 21A Rizpah’s Kindness toward the Dead ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Sam 21B Abishai Saves David's Life ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 3 The Judgment of Solomon ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 5 Cedars Are Cut Down for the Jerusalem Temple ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 13 The Disobedient Prophet Is Slain by a Lion ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 17 Elijah Raises the Son of the Widow of Zarephath ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 18 The Prophets of Baal Are Slaughtered ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 19 Elijah Is Nourished by an Angel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 20 The Israelites Slaughter the Syrians ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Kings 22 The Death of Ahab ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 1 Elijah Destroys the Messengers of Ahaziah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 2A Elijah Ascends to Heaven in a Chariot of Fire ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 2B Some Children Are Destroyed by Bears ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 6 A Famine in Samaria ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 9A The Death of Jezebel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 9B Jehu's Companions Find Jezebel's Remains ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 17 Foreign Nations Are Slain by Lions in Samaria ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 19 Sennacherib's Army Is Destroyed ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Kings 25 Zedekiah's Sons Are Slaughtered before His Eyes ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Chron 10 Jabesh-Gileadites Recover the Bodies of Saul and His Sons ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Chron 21 The Plague of Jerusalem ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Chron 9 Solomon Receives the Queen of Sheba ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Chron 10 King Solomon in Old Age ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Chron 20 The Ammonite and Moabite Armies Are Destroyed ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Chron 22 The Death of Athaliah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ezra 1 Cyrus Restores the Vessels of the Temple ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ezra 3 The Rebuilding of the Temple Is Begun ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ezra 7 Artaxerxes Grants Freedom to the Jews ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ezra 9 Ezra Kneels in Prayer ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Neh 2 Nehemiah Views the Ruins of Jerusalem's Walls ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Neh 8 Ezra Reads the Law to the People ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Tobit 6 Tobias and the Angel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Tobit 12 The Angel Raphael and the Family of Tobit ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judith 13A Judith and Holofernes ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Judith 13B Judith Shows the Head of Holofernes ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Esther 1 Queen Vashti Refuses to Obey Ahasuerus' Command ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Esther 6 The Triumph of Mordecai ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Esther 7 Esther Accuses Haman ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Esther 15 Esther Before the King ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Macc 2A Mattathias and the Apostate ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Macc 2B Mattathias Appeals to the Jewish Refugees ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Macc 5 Judas Maccabeus Pursues Timotheus ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Macc 6 The Death of Eleazar ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
1Macc 10 Jonathan Destroys the Temple of Dagon ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 3 Heliodorus Is Cast Down ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 5 The Army Appears in the Heavens ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 6 The Martyrdom of Eleazar the Scribe ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 7 The Courage of a Mother ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 9 The Punishment of Antiochus ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 11 The Angel Is Sent to Deliver Israel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
2Macc 15 Judas Maccabeus before the Army of Nicanor ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Job 1 Job Hears of His Misfortunes ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Job 2 Job Speaks with His Friends ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Isaiah 6 The Prophet Isaiah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Isaiah 13 Isaiah's Vision of the Destruction of Babylon ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Isaiah 27 The Destruction of Leviathan ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Jer 1 The Prophet Jeremiah ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Jer 36 Baruch Writes Jeremiah's Prophecies ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Jer 39 People Mourn over the Destruction of Jerusalem ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Baruch 1 Baruch ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ezek 1 The Prophet Ezekiel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Ezek 37 Ezekiel’s Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 1 Daniel among the Exiles ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 3 Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the Furnace ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 5 Daniel Interprets the Writing on the Wall ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 6 Daniel in the Lions' Den ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 7 Daniel's Vision of the Four Beasts ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 13A Susanna in the Bath ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 13B The Justification of Susanna ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Dan 14 Daniel Confounds the Priests of Bel ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Amos 1 The Prophet Amos ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Jonah 2 Jonah Is Spewed Forth by the Whale ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Jonah 3 Jonah Preaches to the Ninevites ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Micah 1 Micah Exhorts the Israelites to Repent ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Zech 6 Zechariah's Vision of Four Chariots ca. 450x600 pixels ca. 2400x3200 pixels
Bible Chap. Title or Description of the Woodcut Smaller Files for Webpages
(ca. 45-65 kB each)
Large Files for Printing
(ca. 4.5-6.5 MB each)

Other Woodcuts from the Doré Bible:

Introduction  |  OT Prophets  |  Mark  | Matthew  |  Luke  |  John  |  Passion  |  Acts  |  Revelation

Most images reproduced from The Doré Bible Illustrations [New York: Dover, 1974] with permission of the publisher.
This collection was compiled by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D., while teaching at the University of San Francisco in AY 2005-2006.
Special thanks to Tyler Herried for his help in creating this page.


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