Figure of the poet John Milton standing at a podium on a rectangular base in contemporary dress with drapery, holding in his left hand a scroll upon which a text from his "Paradise Lost" in gilt reading, " ....just and righteous. Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall."

John Milton (December 9, 1608 London, England-November 8, 1674 Chalfont St. Giles, England)

Wedgwood

19th century

  • Titles John Milton (December 9, 1608 London, England-November 8, 1674 Chalfont St. Giles, England) (Descriptive)
  • Artist Wedgwood, England, est. 1759
  • Medium stoneware (black basalt)
  • Credit Line Collection of the Art Fund, Inc. at the Birmingham Museum of Art; The Buten Wedgwood Collection, gift through the Wedgwood Society of New York, AFI.1238.2011
  • Object Name figure
  • Classification Sculpture