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John Martin. 1789-1854.

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The Fall of Babylon. 1831. Campbell-Wees 88.Mezzotint with etching. Image: 18 1/2 x 23 3/8; sheet:22 3/4 x 31 3/4 (trimmed to just within the plate mark, which would have been 23 3/8 x 32 1/8. A later impression, with the altered lettering 'The Fall of Babylon by John Martin'. A professionally-repaired tear in the top left margin, extending 1/2 inch into the image; otherwise fine condition. A rich impression printed on chine collé mounted on sturdy white wove paper. Signed and titled in the plate. $3,750.

'The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; and the people shall labour in vain...', Jeremiah (51:58)

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The Daughter of Pharaoh finding the Infant Moses. 1833. Campbell-Wees 100. Mezzotint with etching. Image: 7 7/16 x 11 7/16; sheet:8 1/8 x 12 1/8).Series: Illustrations of the Bible, plate 9. Trimmed within the plate mark, with the publisher's name trimmed. Signed in the plate. $225.

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