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Print - Fall of the Walls of Jericho

Fall of the Walls of Jericho

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, John (artist)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.631-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 243

Physical description

Mezzotint, lettered with the title, 'Fall of the Walls of Jericho', and 'Designed & Engraved by John Martin, K.L.B. London: James Sangster & Co. Belle Sauvage Yard'. There is a note in pencil on the back in Balston's writing which states that this is a rough reproduction of 'Fall of the Walls of Jericho' in 'Illustrations of the Bible', 1831-35.

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Martin, John (artist)

Marks and inscriptions

'Designed & Engraved by John Martin, K.L.B. London: James Sangster & Co. Belle Sauvage Yard'.
Lettered with title etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 22.6 cm, Width: 28.5 cm

Object history note

A pencil note on the back in Balston's writing states that this is a rough reproduction of 'Fall of the Walls of Jericho' in 'Illustrations of the Bible' 1831-35 (T.B. Appendix 9, 11).

Descriptive line

'Fall of the Walls of Jericho'. Mezzotint designed and engraved by John Martin (1789-1854). 19th century.

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

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

Subjects depicted

Biblical scenes; Walls

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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