The Death of Samson

Gustave Doré (1832-83), artist

C. Laplante, engraver


Source: The Holy Bible

“So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life” (Judges 16:30).

Details and related material

  • Columns in the background
  • Falling Philistines (left)
  • Running man (right lower left)
  • Doré's Samson carrying away the gates of Gaza
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    Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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