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  • The Captive Israelites
    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854
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The Captive Israelites

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    probably 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.630-1968

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Mezzotint lettered with the title, 'The Captive Israelites', and 'Designed & Engraved by John Martin, K.L.B London: James Sangster & Co. Bell Sauvage Yard'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

probably 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

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: 21.9 cm cut to, Width: 25.6 cm cut to

Descriptive line

'The Captive Israelites'. Mezzotint by John Martin (1789-1854). Probably 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.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Biblical scenes

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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