[Milton-L] Re: Trying to Identify a Painting

Carol Barton cbartonphd1 at verizon.net
Fri Feb 1 11:04:01 EST 2008

Delaroche is your man, Peter. I use the painting to which you refer as my 
screen-saver, and will send it to you.

Best to all,

Carol Barton

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter C. Herman" <herman2 at mail.sdsu.edu>
To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 10:57 AM
Subject: [Milton-L] Re: Trying to Identify a Painting

> Hello All,
> I am trying to identify a painting of Milton dictating Paradise Lost to 
> his daughters. The image has Milton in the center of the painting 
> surrounded by his three adoring progeny, one of whom is taking Milton's 
> dictation. There is a landscape visible in the window, and Milton's foot 
> rests on a stool. Here is the URL for the image: 
> http://joefelso.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/763px-orlai-milton-1.jpg
> And if anyone knows of any other images of Milton composing "Paradise 
> Lost" (other than the ones by Fuseli and Dixon), I would be grateful.
> Peter C. Herman
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