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Print - Flight into Egypt
  • Flight into Egypt
    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854
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Flight into Egypt

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1835 (made)

  • 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.625-1968

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Mezzotint, lettered with title and 'London: Designed on the plate, and Engraved by John Martin, K.L.B. 1835'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1835 (made)

Artist/maker

John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'London: Designed on the plate, and Engraved by John Martin, K.L.B. 1835.'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Height: 18.1 cm, Width: 25.8 cm

Object history note

Balston states that this may be one of four engravings made for the Society for the Diffusion of Prints and Drawings, E.620-1886.

Descriptive line

'Flight into Egypt'. Mezzotint by John Martin (1789-1854), designed and engraved on the plate. Dated 1835.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Biblical scenes; Crucifixion

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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