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Illustration 12 to Milton's "Paradise Lost": The Expulsion

Date: 1807
9 13/16 x 8 1/16 in. (24.9 x 20.5 cm.)
Medium: pen and watercolor
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
Inscription: Signed in lower left: 1807 / WB
Object Number: 000.13
Label Text:Adam and Eve are led by the angel Michael out of paradise and into the fallen world inhabited by the serpent and thorny plants. The first man and woman look above and back to the flames and guardian angels that prevent their return to Eden.