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Paul Rainer
John Milton - The Poet In The Tower (Original) (Signed)

John Milton - The Poet In The Tower (Original) (Signed) by Paul Rainer at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: RainerMilton (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Paul Rainer (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 13" x 11" (320mm x 290mm)
Date: 1968
Signature: Signed by Artist bottom right

This is the Signed original Watercolour painting by Paul Rainer.

In this painting John Milton is led away by friends to a tactical imprisonment in the Tower of London under an old warrant. He had frequently been attacked for his 'outrageous' opinions and with the coming of the Restoration in 1658 he became a hunted man.

On hearing that Milton had gone to The Tower voluntarily Milton was pardoned by Charles II on the understanding that the King need not read any of Milton's poetry.

Original artwork for an illustration on p24 of Look and Learn #381.


Price:  150.00
     IN STOCK        $

        

Paul Rainer

Paul Rainer

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