John Milton (1608-1674) the  English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England

HENRY PIERCE BONE (1779-1855)

John Milton (1608-1674) the English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England

1845 United Kingdom

Offered by Ellison Fine Art

Sold
Request Information Call Dealer
Favourite Item
wearing a black coat, dark grey cloak, white collar

Milton the poet travelled to Italy in 1638 and met Galileo; appointed Latin Secretary to the Council of State and held this office until shortly before the Restoration, although he became blind in 1653. He is best known for his epic poem ‘Paradise Lost’, written in 1667.
Good
Possibly Henry George Bohn (1796-1884), Northend House, Twickenham; Christie's, London, 26 March 1885, lot 1208 (29.8 gns to Shepherd).
Christie's, London, 27 March 1984, lot 196.
Possibly London, Royal Academy, 1848, no. 691.
Dimensions
Height 4.25 inch (10.79 cm)
Stock Code
4397
Medium
Enamel on copper
Signed/Inscribed
Signed, dated and inscribed on the counter-enamel 'Milton / London, Novr. 1845. / Painted by Henry Pierce Bone / Enamel Painter to Her Majesty, / H.R.H. Prince Albert from a / mutilated Picture in the / Possession of Mrs Dymoke / Wells'
Ellison Fine Art

Ellison Fine Art
London
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 3845 2430
+44 (0)7720 317899
Favourite Dealer
Request Dealer Alerts
Opening Hours
Contacts
Member Since 2007
Members of
View Full Details