The subject of this sculpture is taken from a passage in Milton's 'Paradise Lost', where Eve sees her own reflection in a lake for the first time, is surprised and wants to look at herself again. It is regarded as Baily's most celebrated sculpture.


  • Title: Eve at the Fountain
  • Creator: BAILY, Edward Hodges
  • Date Created: 1822
  • Physical Dimensions: h 840, w 1228 mm
  • Type: sculpture
  • Rights: ©Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives
  • Medium: Marble

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