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The Paradise Lost of John Milton with Illustrations by John Martin

Artist:
Plates designed and engraved by John Martin (British, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland 1789–1854 Douglas, Isle of Man)
Author:
John Milton (British, London 1608–1674 London)
Publisher:
Septimus Prowett (London)
Printer:
Chatfield & Coleman (London)
Publisher:
Charles Whittingham [the younger] (London)
Date:
1846
Medium:
Illustrations: mezzotint
Dimensions:
15 1/2 x 12 1/16 x 2 7/16 in. (39.3 x 30.7 x 6.2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.40.2
Not on view
Paradise Lost

Inscription: In ink on title: George S. Parkinson
Vendor: John Britnell & Son
Campbell and Wees, 1986, p. 19; Gordon Ray, pp. 44-45
Thomas Balston John Martin, 1789-1854: His Life and Works. Gerald Duckworth, London, 1947, pp. 94-100, 286.

J. Dustin Wees, Michael J. Campbell Darkness Visible: The Prints of John Martin. Ex. cat., Williamstown, Massachusetts, 27 Sept.-30 Nov. 1986; Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas, 18 Jan.-7 March 1987; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, 5 April to 31 May, 1987. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Williamstown, MA, 1986.



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