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Print - Belshazzar's Feast
  • Belshazzar's Feast
    Martin, John, born 1789 - died 1854
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Belshazzar's Feast

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1831 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, John, born 1789 - died 1854 (after, artist)
    Martin, William (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through The Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 244


1831 (made)


Martin, John, born 1789 - died 1854 (after, artist)
Martin, William (engraver)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Belshazzar's Feast. Mezzotint first Engraved on Tin Plates by Wm Martin N P Wallsend. 1831.


Height: 18.8 cm, Width: 28 cm

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

MARTIN, William (1772-1851)

Belshazzar's Feast. After John Martin. (T.B. Appendix 8, I)
Lettered with title and Mezzotinto first Engraved on Tin Plates by Wm. Martin N P.Wallsend 1831.
Mezzotint. (18.8 x 27.8 cm.) E.645-1968

Bequeathed by Thomas Balston, O.B.E., M.C., through the National Art-Collections Fund"
Martin Myrone, ed. John Martin. Apocalypse London: Tate Publishing, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-85437-889-7.

Exhibition History

John Martin (Tate Gallery 21/09/2011-15/01/2012)

Production Note

After John Martin



Subjects depicted

Biblical scenes; Feasts; Belshazzar



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