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Terrance Lindall
Set of Signed & Numbered Prints of Milton's Paradise Lost by Terrance Lindall
2013. Pair Signed and numbered in Gold ink. Terrance Lindall's illustrations for John Milton's Paradise Lost are perhaps today the best-known illustrations for this epic outside of those by William Blake and Gustave Dore. Published in a small press edition in 1983, some of the plates appeared in the popular Heavy Metal Magazine around that time, reaching a larger audience. Since then, the World Wide Web gave access to Lindall's images by millions, making Lindall's work among the best-known illustrations for this "greatest work in the English language." Lindall's art for Paradise Lost appears on the 2008 cover of Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, to be released by Random House 2008. Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon Format: Hardcover, 1392 pages ISBN: 978-0-679-64253-4 (0-679-64253-6) Holt Rinehart & Winston is using another Lindall Paradise Lost image in a 2009 high school textbook, which will have a first run of 370,000. The altarpiece, completed in 2009, is in the form of a large book whose cover has gilt ormolu mounts and semiprecious stones. When opened, the panels might be seen as pages from an illuminated manuscript of the Renaissance. This panel (one of two) shows the gates to the Garden of Eden, which gates look like a book being opened to the story of Adam & Eve. The second panel (not pictured) shows the gates to Hell, which looks like a book being opened to the story of Satan's escape to Earth from his designated prison. In both panels, pages from the poem "Paradise Lost" lie revealed. Vignettes of people who have bee … [Click Below for Full Description]
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