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

Peter C. Herman herman2 at mail.sdsu.edu
Fri Feb 1 11:15:38 EST 2008


Thanks Carol.

Could you (or anyone else) send me the full details, such as the 
man's first name and where the painting resides?

pch

At 08:04 AM 2/1/2008, you wrote:
>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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