Forthwith upright he rears from off the pool, His mighty stature._____ Book I.L.321.
Printed for J. Parsons, 21, Paternoster Row. March. 1. 1795.
Engraving. 248 x 157mm. 9¾ x 6¼". Trimmed. Staining to left of image.
A plate to some of the text from John Milton's "Paradise Lost"; an epic religious poem concerning the Christian story of the Fall of Man. Hell; where Satan and his followers have been cast after being defeated by God in Heaven; Satan is stunned to find Beelzebub in a lake of fire that gives off darkness instead of light.
[Ref: 19325] £45.00