Illustration 8 to Milton's "Comus": The Lady Restored to Her Parents
Maker: William Blake , British, 1757 - 1827
Date: ca. 1801
Dimensions: 8 13/16 x 7 3/16 in. (22.4 x 18.3 cm.) mount: 21 15/16 x 17 7/8 in. (55.7 x 45.4 cm.)
Medium: pen and watercolor
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Object Number: 000.27
Label Text: The attendant Spirit soars away to the left, leaving the Lady and her brothers with their parents. This happy event in th poem is given more sober implications by the Lady's blank expression and the care-worn faces of her parents.