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Title

Bridge over Chaos

1824-1826

Artist

John Martin

England

1789 - 1854

  • Details

    Date
    1824-1826
    Media category
    Print
    Materials used
    mezzotint
    Dimensions
    14.6 x 21.1 cm image; 19.2 x 26.8 cm platemark; 25.9 x 36.9 cm sheet (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    418.2009
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    John Martin

    Works in the collection

    48

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  • About

    The bridge hangs suspended in space over the bottomless abyss of the underworld. The figures of Satan, Sin and Death appear on the bridge.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

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