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Print - Belshazzar's Feast
  • Belshazzar's Feast
    Martin, John, born 1789 - died 1854
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Belshazzar's Feast

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    artist active in the 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Martin, John, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through The Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.569-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR113, box SS32

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Physical description

Print, with lettering parly torn off.

Date

artist active in the 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Martin, John, born 1789 - died 1854 (artist)

Dimensions

Height: 54.6 cm, Width: 74.5 cm

Descriptive line

Impression of a mezzotint by John Martin (1789-1854), titled 'Belshazzar's Feast', engraved in 1826. This print is 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.
The full text of the entry is as follows:

"MARTIN, John (1789-1854)[...]

Another impression, with lettering partly torn off.
Cut to (54.6 x 74.5 cm.) E.569-1968

Bequeathed by Thomas Balston, O.B.E., M.C., through the National Art-Collections Fund"

Techniques

Print-making

Subjects depicted

Biblical scenes; Kings; Babylon; Feasts

Categories

Prints

Collection code

PDP

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