The Annunciation (image 4) shows how the gluey decline of his pictorial powerts. I don't think Dore does Piety, always looking for sparks of pain and puffs of incandescent smoke. Dore's Bible was a huge publishing suiccess leading to n ambitious exhibition in London. Shortly thereafter Dore's Gallery in Bond Street opened to public acclaim. Like Tissot's Gallery, Dore's premises were the scene of multiple conversions to the Faith, and it was said, ambulances were on a permanent stand-by to cope with the vapours and fainting fits of spectators.