Selena Kimball, born in Maine, lives in New York.
I like the collage very much; I’m a bit sorry for the old Dore’s book though; his illustrations are wonderful.
Series ‘Dore’s Inferno’, ‘O’, 2009. Collage from the contents of the 1948 print edition of Dante’s Inferno illustrated by Gustave Dore. This image comes from the site of an art gallery that disappeared.
Gustave Dore, 1832-1883, illustration for the Inferno, Dante’s first verses (from ‘La Divina Commedia’).
Click on image for enlargement in order to appreciate the artist’s minutiae.
(“Midway upon the journey of our life
I found myself within a forest dark,
For the straightforward pathway had been lost.” -translation: Longfellow.).