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Satan contemplating Adam and Eve in Paradise: P.1191-1974

Object information

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Titles

Satan contemplating Adam and Eve in Paradise
Book 3 line 365
The Paradise Lost of John Milton

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Martin, John
Printer: Chatfield & Coleman
Publisher: Prowett, Septimus

Entities

Categories

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12) by Mackley, George

Dating

1825 CE - 1827 CE

Note

From the small plate (quarto) edition of The Paradise Lost of Milton with illustrations designed and engraved by John Martin, London, Septimus Prowett, 1827.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Designed & Engraved by J. Martin Esqr.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Book 4. line 502.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: PROOF
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: Printed by J. Lahee
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: London Published by Septimus Prowett, 23, Old Bond Street. 1825
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1191-1974
Primary reference Number: 98467
Balston: 9a4C(10)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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