Joseph Addison, English essayist 1672-1719 Addison’s relion was hh-church Anglican, which gives his theological language a formality and orthodoxy many modern readers have found alien. English essayist. JOSEPH ADDISON was the eldest son of Lancelot Addison, Dean of Lichfield, and was born at his father's rectory of Milston in Wiltshire.
Allegorical Tomb of Joseph Addison 1642-1719 essayist and poet But Addison is remembered chiefly for his prose mastery. Artists · Portraits · Places · Subjects · Timeline · Current Locations · Advanced Search · Allegorical Tomb of Joseph Addison 1642-1719 essayist and poet.
Joseph Addison - Christian Classics Ethereal Library - Christian. Collection of Owen Macswiny; collection of the Duke of Richmond, Goodwood; collection of Sir Humphrey de Trafford; sold through Sotheby's, London, on 26 June 1957 (Lot 55); with Frost & Reed; from whom purchased by the Ministry of Works in February 1958Commissioned during the 1720s by the impresario Owen Swiny (1676-1754), this painting is by the Italian Baroque artist Donato Creti. Joseph Addison – 17 June 1719 was an English essayist, poet, playwrht and politician.
The Strange Career of Joseph Addison - Johns Hopkins University It once formed part of a series of 24 allegorical tomb paintings, made by a team of Venetian and Bolognese artists, which were intended to commemorate great Englishmen, particularly those involved in the revolution of 1688, when King James II was overthrown. Greater decline in reputation than the ehteenth-century English essayist. Joseph Addison, who also was a poet, playwrht, travel writer, and opera librettist.