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

Carol Barton cbartonphd1 at verizon.net
Fri Feb 1 11:41:46 EST 2008


Hannibal's right, of course. (Senior moment, which explains why I couldn't 
find the painting "by Delaroche" on Google; he did the one of Cromwell 
contemplating Charles I's body, which I also have.)

Sorry about that, Peter.

Best to all,

Carol Barton
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "HANNIBAL HAMLIN" <hamlin.22 at osu.edu>
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Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Re: Trying to Identify a Painting


> Peter,
>
> The one I know (and like) best is in the NY Public Library, by Mihaly 
> Munkascy
>
> http://www.artunframed.com/images/Monet55/munkacsy109.jpg
>
> but there also seems to be a painting on the same subject by Eugene 
> Delacroix (not sure where it is)
>
> http://www.artofeurope.com/delacroix/del14.htm
>
> All the best,
>
> Hannibal
>
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Peter C. Herman" <herman2 at mail.sdsu.edu>
> Date: Friday, February 1, 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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