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Print - The Conflict between Satan and Death
  • The Conflict between Satan and Death
    Martin, John
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The Conflict between Satan and Death

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1824 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, John (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 240

Physical description

Mezzotint, titled 'The Conflict between Satan and Death'. Signed and dated 'J.Martin 1824'. Proof, Imperial Quarto.

Place of Origin

London (published)


1824 (published)


Martin, John (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'J.Martin 1824'
Signed and dated


Height: 19.8 cm average size, Width: 26.8 cm average size

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

'The Conflict between Satan and Death'. 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.



Subjects depicted

Biblical scenes




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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