Eve's dream – Satan aroused
1789 - 1854
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.
mezzotint with etching and drypoint
proof before lettering
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.
Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Printmaking in the age of Romanticism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Aug 2009–25 Oct 2009
Referenced in 1 publication
John Martin Visionary Printmaker, 1992, (illus.). CW 60