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

Carol Barton cbartonphd1 at verizon.net
Fri Feb 1 11:26:17 EST 2008


On the way . . .

----- 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 11:15 AM
Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Re: Trying to Identify a Painting


> 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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