[Milton-L] PL illustrated by Salvador Dali

Dario Rivarossa dario.rivarossa at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 12:23:21 EDT 2014


>The illustrations were commissioned as part of the 1974 global commemorations of the tercentenary of Milton’s death.

So, wow, this _was_ a miracle! Dali handed it in . . .  in time! They
were luckier than the Italian Government, who in the 1950s asked him
to illustrate the Divine Comedy within 1965, the (officially supposed)
700th anniversary of the Poet's birth, and, well . . .
:-D

P.S. Hi Joseph, glad to hear from you back!

il Tassista / the Tasso Driver
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