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Print - Adam reproving Eve

Adam reproving Eve

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1827 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, John (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.611-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 242

Physical description

Mezzotint titled 'Adam reproving Eve'. Proof, Imperial Folio.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1827 (published)

Artist/maker

Martin, John (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm average size, Width: 35.6 cm average size

Object history note

An edition of the smaller plates to Paradise Lost (Imperial Octavo) (T.B. Appendix 9, 4, D), also published by S.Prowett, 1827, is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, E.532-555-1966.

Descriptive line

'Adam reproving Eve'. Plate from 'The Paradise Lost of Milton, with illustrations designed and engraved by John Martin [1789-1854]', in two volumes, published by Septimus Prowett, London, 1827. Mezzotint.

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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