€200 - €500
JOHN MARTIN (1789 - 1854)
"The Deluge, 1828"
Original mezzotint with etching chine-collé, 47.4 x 71.2 cm.
Original mezzotint with etching chine-collé, before titles Balston 8a7 Genesis 7:11. The work depicts numerous desperate figures carried away by the flood, with boulders falling from the sky and chasms opening up in the ground. The ark is seen safely floating beyond. (A/F)