Elijah Destroying the Messengers of Ahaziah

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: Elijah Destroying the Messengers of Ahaziah

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Description: To punish King Ahaziah of Israel for consulting the gods of Ekron, Elijah calls down fire from heaven to consume the king’s captain and his 50 soldiers. The artist, Gustave Doré (1832-1883), has placed his signature at the lower left of the woodcut, and the engraver’s signature, Charles Maurand, is located at the lower right.

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