Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Paradise Lost

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    after 1688 (published)
    late 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bouché, Peter Paul (printmaker)
    Aldrich, Henry, born 1648 - died 1710 (artist)
    Burghers, Michael (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2314

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 11A, box 2

Physical description

Illustration for an edition of 'Milton's Paradise Lost' (after 1688); Book XII; Michael leading Adam and Eve out of Paradise; Reversed copy of the print by Michael Burghers, after Henry Aldrich (see DYCE.2170); Inscribed 'The Punishment of Adam. Genesis 3. G. Freman, delin, P. Bouche, sculp.'; The background altered to a landscape, and above two angels bearing a canopy on which is inscribed a dedication 'To her Royall Highness Ann Princess of Denmark,' &c.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, printed)

Date

after 1688 (published)
late 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Bouché, Peter Paul (printmaker)
Aldrich, Henry, born 1648 - died 1710 (artist)
Burghers, Michael (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'The Punishment of Adam. Genesis 3. G. Freman, delin, P. Bouche, sculp.'

'To her Royall Highness Ann Princess of Denmark,' &c.
The Dedication inscribed on a canopy held by two angels.

Dimensions

Height: 45.7 cm page approx, Width: 33 cm page approx

Object history note

This is a reversed copy of the print by Michael Burghers, after Henry Aldrich (see DYCE.2170).

Descriptive line

Illustration for an edition of 'Milton's Paradise Lost' (after 1688); Book XII; Michael leading Adam and Eve out of Paradise; Reversed copy of the print by Michael Burghers, after Henry Aldrich (see DYCE.2170); With inscriptions and a dedication 'To her Royall Highness Ann Princess of Denmark,' &c.; Print on paper; By Peter Paul Bouché; Flemish School; Made late 17th century; Published after 1688.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.