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Print - Satan presiding at the Infernal Council
  • Satan presiding at the Infernal Council
    John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854
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Satan presiding at the Infernal Council

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1824 (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.579-1968

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Mezzotint titled 'Satan presiding at the Infernal Council'. Signed and dated 'J.Martin 1824'. Proof, Imperial Quarto.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1824 (published)

Artist/maker

John Martin, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'J.Martin 1824'
Signed and dated

Dimensions

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

'Satan presiding at the Infernal Council'. 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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