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John Martin

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, published)

  • Date:

    1822 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomson, James, born 1788 - died 1850 (engraver)
    Derby, William, born 1786 - died 1847 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.745-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3H, shelf EE 238

Physical description

Stipple engraving, lettered with facsimile signature 'John Martin' etc. and 'Derby pinxit. Thomson sculp. London, Published for the European Magazine, by Lupton, Relfe, 13, Cornhill, Octr. 1st. 1822.'

Place of Origin

London (probably, published)

Date

1822 (published)

Artist/maker

Thomson, James, born 1788 - died 1850 (engraver)
Derby, William, born 1786 - died 1847 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'John Martin'
Lettered with facsimile signature

'Derby pinxit. Thomson sculp. London, Published for the European Magazine, by Lupton, Relfe, 13, Cornhill, Octr. 1st. 1822.'
etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 22.4 cm, Width: 13.8 cm

Object history note

Another impression, proof, is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.2193-1889.

Descriptive line

Portrait of John Martin (1789-1854). Engraving by James Thomson (1789-1850) after a drawing by William Derby. Frontispiece to 'Memoir of John Martin Esqre' in 'The European Magazine'. Stipple engraving, British, 1822.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Portraits

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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