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Title

Bridge over Chaos

1824-1826


Artist

John Martin

England

1789 - 1854


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.


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


Artist information

John Martin

Works in the collection

48


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Michael Campbell, John Martin Visionary Printmaker, 1992, (illus.). CW 69