The Arrival Of Eloisa And Meeting Abelard In The Elysian Fields.
Published as the Act directs June 12th. 1784, by E.M. Diemar, No. 377, Strand, London.
Stipple and etching in sepia, 390 x 355mm. 15¼ x 14". Some light spotting; paper age toned.
Published in 1717, 'Eloisa to Abelard' is a poem by Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744). It is an Ovidian heroic epistle inspired by the 12th century story of Héloïse's illicit love for, and secret marriage to, her teacher Pierre Abélard, perhaps the most popular teacher and philosopher in Paris.
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