John MartinPlate from 'Illustrations to the Bible': The Covenant published 1832

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John Martin (1789‑1854)
Plate from 'Illustrations to the Bible': The Covenant
Date published 1832
MediumMezzotint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 190 x 290 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1987
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Catalogue entry

[from] Illustrations of the Bible first pub.1832–5 [T04894-T04897]

Four mezzotints on wove paper from a series of twenty, various sizes
Purchased (Grant-in-Aid) 1987
Prov: ...; anon. sale, Sotheby's 27 June 1985 (in 174) bt William Weston Gallery from whom bt by Tate Gallery
Lit: Thomas Balston, John Martin 1789–1854: His Life and Works, 1947, pp.138–42, 287, Appendix 9a, no.11; J. Dustin Wees with contributions by Michael J. Campbell, ‘Darkness Visible: The Prints of John Martin, exh. cat., Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts 1986, pp.38–52, and Checklist, pp.80–1, nos.92–111; Printmaking in Britain 1775–1965, exh. cat., William Weston Gallery 1987, nos.91, 92, 93, 95, all repr.; Michael J… (read more)

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