John Milton

William Faithorne the Elder British
Sitter John Milton British

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The subject is here portrayed at sixty-two and the engraving created to serve as a frontispiece for Milton's "History of Britain" (1670). Reworked details along the lower edge suggest that this is a late state.

John Milton, William Faithorne the Elder (British, London ca. 1620–1691 London), Engraving; late reworked state

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