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Paradise Lost

Author:
John Milton (British, London 1608–1674 London)
Sitter:
John Milton (British, London 1608–1674 London)
Illustrator:
Henry Fuseli (Swiss, Zürich 1741–1825 London)
Illustrator:
William Hamilton (British, London 1751–1801 London)
Engraver:
Frontispiece by William Sharp (British, London 1749–1824 London)
Engraver:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Engraver:
William Bromley (British, 1769–1842)
Engraver:
Anker Smith (British, London 1759–1819 London)
Engraver:
James Fittler (British, London 1758–1835 Middlesex)
Engraver:
James Neagle (British, London 1765– 1822 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Printer:
Thomas Bensley (London)
Publisher:
F. J. Du Roveray (London)
Date:
1802
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (19 x 12 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.600.1(1-2)
Not on view
Inscription: title page engraved: "Milton's Paradise Lost. A New Edition. Adorned with Plates. London: Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; for F. J. Du Roveray. Sold by R. Dutton, B. Crosby and Co., E. Lloyd, and J. Bell."
Baker, pp. 101-2; Weinglass 165-170
Gert Schiff Johann Heinrich Füssli, 1741-1825. Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft, Oeuvrekataloge Schweizer Künstler, 2 vols., Zurich and Munich, 1973, Cat nos. 1298-1303: I, pp. 574-5; II, pp. 410-11, ill.

David H. Weinglass Prints and Engraved Illustrations by and after Henry Fuseli; A Catalogue Raisonné. Aldershot, Hampshire and Brookfield, Vermont, 1994, cat. nos. 165-70, pp. 201-207.



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