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Title

Satan arousing the fallen angels

1824

Artist

John Martin

England

1789 - 1854

  • Details

    Date
    1824
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    mezzotint with drypoint
    Dimensions
    26.7 x 20.0 cm image; 32.7 x 24.3 cm sheet (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    412.2009
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    John Martin

    Works in the collection

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    The scene shows Satan:

    …on the beach
    Of that inflamed sea he stood, and called
    His legions, Angel forms, who lay intranced
    Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks
    In Vallombrosa…

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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