L' Allegro and Il Penseroso

Pallas Athene, 26.09.2019 - 30 Seiten
- William Blake's fine watercolors illustrating the most perfect of John Milton's shorter poems, L'Allegro and Il Penseroso, a revelation in English literature and art Blake engaged with the legacy of Milton all his life. These watercolors, made around 1816-20 to illustrate the most perfect of Milton's shorter poems, are some of the finest of all his works. All 12 watercolors are reproduced here in actual size.

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John Milton (9 December 1608 - 8 November 1674) was an English poet and intellectual, renowned within his lifetime and called 'the greatest English author' by William Hayley. William Blake (28 November 1757 - 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. He is now considered one of the most influential and important figures of the Romantic period

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