John Martin

(England 1789 – 1854)

Eve's dream – Satan aroused

Location
Not on display
Further information

Ithuriel and Zephon, the two angels on the left, discovered Satan disguised as a toad, whispering evil thoughts to Eve whilst she lay sleeping. At the touch of Ithuriel’s spear, Satan is transformed into his natural shape.

Year
1824-1826
Media
Print
Medium
mezzotint with etching and drypoint
Dimensions
14.4 x 20.4 cm image; 19.9 x 27.0 cm platemark; 25.6 x 36.1 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Parramore Purchase Fund 2009
Accession number
417.2009