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Print

ca.1832 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Engraving, proof before title. Lettered 'Painted by John Martin Engraved by Henry Le Keux'.


Object details
Category
Object type
Materials and techniques
Engraving
Brief description
'The Repentance of Ninevah'. Engraving by Henry Le Keux (1787-1868), after John Martin. Plate on page 159 or 'The Keepsake', 1832. Proof, before title. 19th century.
Physical description
Engraving, proof before title. Lettered 'Painted by John Martin Engraved by Henry Le Keux'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.2cm
  • Width: 23cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968. London: HMSO, 1969.
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Iain Macnab' (Signed in pencil)
  • '2/20' (Inscribed with title and numbered)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund
Object history
This engraving is based on an oil painting by Martin, now in the possession of the Hon. S. Runciman. Another impression, published in Heath's 'Gallery of British Engravings', 1836, is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.593-1935.
Place depicted
Bibliographic reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.
Collection
Accession number
E.680-1968

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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