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Pandemonium

Print
1827 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Mezzotint titled 'Pandemonium'. Proof, Imperial Folio.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Mezzotint
Brief Description
'Pandemonium'. 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.
Physical Description
Mezzotint titled 'Pandemonium'. Proof, Imperial Folio.
Dimensions
  • Average size height: 25.4cm
  • Average size width: 35.6cm
Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968. London: HMSO, 1969.
Marks and Inscriptions
'J.Martin 1824' (Signed and dated)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund
Object history
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.
Subject depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.
Collection
Accession Number
E.602-1968

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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