ILLUSTRATIONS FOR PARADISE LOST


A celebration in heaven
[Doré] [Martin-1] [Martin-2] [Petrina-1] [Petrina-2] [Westall]

One angel's envy of God gives birth to sin
[Westall]

Satan rouses his followers to wage war against God
[Westall]

The first blow is struck
[Doré]

The war of angels
[Breughel] [Doré]

Michael battles Satan
[Medina]

Satan is wounded
[Doré]

The angels call a truce as night falls
[Doré]

On the third day of battle God hurls the rebel angels into hell
[Burney] [Doré-1] [Doré-2] [Martin] [Medina] [Petrina-1] [Petrina-2] [Westall]

Satan rises from the burning lake
[Doré] [Fuseli] [Martin] [Medina]

He calls forth his legions
[Burney] [Doré] [Martin] [Westall]

The fallen angels explore the landscape of hell
[Doré-1] [Doré-2]

The devils construct Satan's infernal palace, Pandemonium
[Martin]

God creates a new world
[Blake] [Martin] [Michaelangelo] [von.Carolsfeld-1] [von.Carolsfeld-2] [von.Carolsfeld-3]

God creates the creatures of the sea and air
[Tintoretto] [von.Carolsfeld]

God creates Adam
[Michaelangelo]

Adam longs for human companionship
[Petrina]

God creates Eve
[Fuseli] [Groom] [Michaelangelo] [Petrina]

Eve falls in love with her image in the water
[Martin]

Eve is presented to Adam
[Westall]

In hell the devils are summoned to council
[Doré]

Satan holds court and plots revenge against God's man
[Doré] [Martin]

Satan encounters his offspring, Sin and Death, at the gate of hell
[Doré] [Medina]

Sin intercedes to prevent battle between Satan and Death
[Blake] [Fuseli] [Martin]

Sin unlocks the gate as Satan prepares to journey across chaos
[Burney] [Hayman]

Satan passes the steps ascending to heaven
[Martin]

Satan struggles against the anarchy of chaos
[Doré]

Satan tricks the angel Uriel into guiding him to the world of man
[Burney]

Satan descends to earth
[Doré]

He lands atop Mt. Niphates, where he laments the loss of heaven
[Doré]

From here he views the whole of Eden
[Doré]

Satan descends the mount and approaches Eden
[Doré]

Uriel reports Satan's approach to Gabriel and the sentry angels at the gate of Paradise
[Doré] [Martin]

Within the garden the innocent pair eat fruit and drink from a stream
[Doré] [Decker] [Groom] [Petrina]

Satan finds Adam and Eve and envies their blissful state
[Burney] [Doré] [Hayman] [Hoet] [Martin]

When night falls Satan invades Eve's dreams
[Fuseli]

Scouts sent by Gabriel find Satan lurking near the sleeping couple
[Blake] [Burney] [Fuseli] [Martin] [Westall]

Satan is banished from Eden
[Doré]

Adam awakens to find Eve in restless sleep
[Doré] [Groom] [Westall]

The angel Raphael visits Eden
[Burney] [Doré] [Martin]

Raphael dines with Adam and Eve
[Groom] [Petrina]

He warns them of their enemy
[Burney] [Doré] [Groom] [Martin] [Medina] [Westall-1] [Westall-2]

He admonishes Adam not to be weakened by Eve's beauty
[Burney]

Raphael returns to heaven
[Doré]

Satan returns to Eden by night and possesses the sleeping serpent
[Doré-1] [Doré-2]

Adam and Eve offer morning prayers
[Martin] [Westall]

Adam tries to persuade Eve not to wander off alone
[Rubens]

Satan finds Eve alone among the flowers and is enchanted by her beauty
[Westall]

Eve is tempted by the serpent and succumbs
[Blake] [Burney] [Doré] [Groom] [Martin] [Petrina] [Titian] [Westall]

Learning what she has done, Adam resolves to share Eve's fate.
[Fuseli] [Michaelangelo] [Westall]

She gives the forbidden fruit to her husband
[Dürer-1] [Dürer-2] [Fuchs] [Hoet] [Holbein] [Lempicka] [Mabuse] [Martin] [Patko] [Raphael] [Tintoretto] [von.Carolsfeld] [unknown]

Too late, Adam and Eve regret what they have done
[Fuseli] [Petrina]

They attempt to cover their shame with fig leaves
[Doré] [Martin]

They hear God call them and hide from him
[Doré]

God passes judgment on man and woman
[Blake] [Burney] [Domenichino] [von.Carolsfeld] [Petrina]

In heaven the Son of God offers himself as mankind's Redeemer
[Blake]

Satan returns to hell
[Doré]

All the devils are turned into serpents as punishment
[Doré]

Sin and Death come to earth
[Doré] [Martin] [Westall]

Eve begs Adam's forgiveness
[Martin] [Hoet] [Westall]

Adam and Eve view evil omens
[Westall]

Michael descends to earth with a band of angels
[Doré] [Martin]

He shows Adam visions of future consequences of his sin
[Blake] [Westall]

Michael tells the pair they may no longer stay in Paradise
[Canabel] [Doré] [Medina]

The angels place a flaming sword at the gate of Paradise
[Petrina]

Adam and Eve are expelled from the Garden of Eden
[Blake] [Burney] [Fuseli] [Martin] [Medina] [Michaelangelo] [Petrina] [von.Carolsfeld] [von.Stuck] [West] [Westall-1] [Westall-2] [unknown]




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