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Title

The conflict between Satan and Death

1824

Artist

John Martin

England

1789 - 1854

  • Details

    Date
    1824
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    mezzotint with etching
    Edition
    proof before lettering
    Dimensions
    14.2 x 20.5 cm image; 19.4 x 26.7 cm platemark; 27.1 x 34.7 cm sheet (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    415.2009
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    John Martin

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    The scene shows the moment when the female figure of Sin leaps up to prevent the conflict between Satan and Death. The characters are described by Milton in Book II of ‘Paradise Lost’.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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