John Martin

(England 1789 – 1854)

The conflict between Satan and Death

Location
Not on display
Further information

The scene shows the moment when the female figure of Sin leaps up to prevent the conflict between Satan and Death. The characters are described by Milton in Book II of ‘Paradise Lost’.

Year
1824
Media
Print
Medium
mezzotint with etching
Dimensions
14.2 x 20.5 cm image; 19.4 x 26.7 cm platemark; 27.1 x 34.7 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
Accession number
415.2009