An image of Satan arousing the fallen angels

John Martin

(England 1789 – 1854)

Satan arousing the fallen angels

Location
Not on display
Further information

The scene shows Satan:

…on the beach
Of that inflamed sea he stood, and called
His legions, Angel forms, who lay intranced
Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks
In Vallombrosa…

Year
1824
Media
Print
Medium
mezzotint with drypoint
Dimensions
26.7 x 20.0 cm image; 32.7 x 24.3 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
Accession number
412.2009