Satan Presiding at the Infernal Council, from "Paradise Lost" by John Milton

John Martin, English, 1789 - 1854


1824; published 1825

Mezzotint on wove paper

Image: 7 11/16 × 10 7/8 in. (19.5 × 27.7 cm)

Plate: 10 1/16 × 13 3/4 in. (25.5 × 35 cm)

Sheet: 10 11/16 × 14 1/2 in. (27.2 × 36.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund



Europe, Great Britain


19th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, lower center: Designed & Engraved by J. Martin Esqr/ (in script) Book 2 line 1 / London, Published by Septimus Prowett, 23 Old Bond Street, 1825

Exhibition History

A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth Century European Prints from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 9, 1995-February 4, 1996, no. 14.

Publication History

Richard Rand, "A Decade of Collecting, 1985-1995: Old Master and Nineteenth-Century European Prints", Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1995, no. 14.


C. & J. Goodfriend Drawings and Prints, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1988.

Catalogue Raisonne

J. D. Wees, Darkness Visible: The Prints of John Martin, Williamstown, 1986, no. 10.

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