Christian cast down by Apollyon

Frederick Shields


Wood engraving, unsigned but probably by Joseph Swain

4¾ x 4½ inches

Illustration for Bunyan’sThe Pilgrim’s Progress. [no page numbers].

Fluid and dynamic, this illustration is a typically experimental piece that recalls the Germanic outline style while also suggesting the linearity of medieval illuminations and stained glass windows.

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