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John Milton

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printing)

  • Date:

    1670 (printing)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Faithorne, William (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman.

  • Museum number:

    E.899-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 15

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, head and shoulders, facing slightly right, within a plain oval border.

Place of Origin

London (printing)

Date

1670 (printing)

Artist/maker

Faithorne, William (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving.

Marks and inscriptions

'Natus anno 1608. Obiit Anno 1674. Gul. Faithorne ad Vivum Delin. et sculpsit'
Lettered with name of sitter and

Dimensions

Height: 6 in, Width: 5.25 in, Height: 3.125 in, Width: 5.25 in

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of John Milton, poet, engraved by William Faithorne I, 1670.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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