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Title

Eve's dream – Satan aroused

1824-1826

Artist

John Martin

England

1789 - 1854

  • Details

    Date
    1824-1826
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    mezzotint with etching and drypoint
    Edition
    proof before lettering
    Dimensions
    14.4 x 20.4 cm image; 19.9 x 27.0 cm platemark; 25.6 x 36.1 cm sheet (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    417.2009
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    John Martin

    Works in the collection

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    Ithuriel and Zephon, the two angels on the left, discovered Satan disguised as a toad, whispering evil thoughts to Eve whilst she lay sleeping. At the touch of Ithuriel’s spear, Satan is transformed into his natural shape.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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