Book 4 line 502.[Satan contemplating Adam and Eve in Paradise.]
[London: S. Prowett, c.1825.]
Mezzotint with etching on india paper. Image 145 x 205mm. 5¾ x 8". Trimmed within plate.
Adam and Eve sitting together on the left, watched by Satan who hides behind a tall, gnarled tree in the right foreground, in a landscape with banks of trees on either side and a gentle valley between. Plate to John Milton's 'Paradise Lost'. John Martin (1789 - 1854), history, landscape and biblical painter; his vast and sublime paintings of biblical, religious and literary themes were widely circulated as prints.
Balston p.286. Campbell+Wees 59.
[Ref: 22550] £70.00