[Milton-L] PL illustrated by Salvador Dali
julia.richman at tnt21.com
Sun Apr 27 13:28:36 EDT 2014
Thanks for sharing.
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[mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of Dario Rivarossa
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>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 . . .
P.S. Hi Joseph, glad to hear from you back!
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