Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 24, 1964 · Page 17
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 17

Mason City, Iowa
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Thursday, December 24, 1964
Page 17
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/ Christmas U $ O ~ v vJ*^J= •••i^"— " THE ANNUNCIATION _ tfcd| \ \ Th "*h«ph.rcfcs a ?/ HENATJViTy \ X \ 1 \ I he story of Christmas is onethatnevergrows Dore, a French painter and engraver, who was old, even in a world beset by strife. born in 1832. One of the great artists who helped perpetuate the joy and beauty of this story was Gustave When Dore was just a young boy his father took him to Paris to be educated in the sciences. of ft. lord 0 FUGHT 'NTO EGYPT ^-*»- ^r7~-: But Dore, who had been an art prodigy, wanted oped a style that became instantly recognizable, only to draw. By the time he was 15 he was a regular illustrator for the Journal pour Rire. bringing him world fame. He illustrated the Old and New Testaments, and his religious works are among his best known. Among them are As an illustrator and caricaturist he devel- these pictures of the Christmas story. This W««k'« PICTURE SHOW-AP New»f«tur«.

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