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Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still, from Illustrations of the Bible

A work made of mezzotint in black on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of mezzotint in black on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1835

Artist:

John Martin
English, 1789-1854

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

John Martin

Title

Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still, from Illustrations of the Bible

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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1835

Medium

Mezzotint in black on ivory wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 19 × 29 cm (7 1/2 × 11 7/16 in.); Plate: 26.8 × 35.7 cm (10 9/16 × 14 1/16 in.); Sheet: 32.9 × 41.6 cm (13 × 16 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Joseph Brooks Fair Collection

Reference Number

1991.216.10

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