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John Martin’s Illustrations of Paradise Lost (1827)

- June 6, 2019 in adam and eve, eden, Garden of Eden, hell, john martin, john milton, satan

John Martin's epic mezzotint illustrations for John Milton's classic tale of falling from paradise.

John Milton’s Frontispiece Joke

- October 9, 2018 in frontispiece, john milton, william marshall

Confronted with a bad frontispiece portrait of himself Milton enacted a very literary revenge on the engraver.