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Detail from The Deluge, by Gustave Doré [NSFW]

Based on the story of Noah's Ark, this shows humans and a tiger doomed by the flood, futilely attempting to save their children and cubs. Full version here.

It's a wood-engraving from the mid-to-late 1800's, evidently finished by Adolphe François Pannemaker, one of Doré's assistants. I love the fine line-work here, certainly reminding me of figures on currency.

Doré (1832 – 1883) was a French printmaker, illustrator, painter, comics artist, caricaturist, and sculptor. He is best known for his prolific output of wood-engravings illustrating classic literature, especially those for the Vulgate Bible and Dante's Divine Comedy. These achieved great international success, and he became renowned for printmaking, although his role was normally as the designer only; at the height of his career some 40 block-cutters were employed to cut his drawings onto the wooden printing blocks, usually also signing the image.

He created over 10,000 illustrations, the most important of which were copied using an electrotype process using cylinder presses, allowing very large print runs to be published simultaneously in many countries. --WP