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Thursday, 4 November 2010

Apocalypse then 2


The Destruction Of Sodom & Gomorrah (1852)


The Fallen Angels Entering Pandemonium (1841) 


The Last Man (1849)



































John Martin (1789-1845).

3 comments:

  1. love these 3 posts. one of my favourite martins:
    http://www.art-prints-on-demand.com/kunst/john_martin/belshazzars.jpg
    belshazzar's feast. way better than that wuss rembrandt's version

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  2. Fantastic, love this one too:

    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_Martin_001.jpg

    I remember seeing it for the first time as a young art student with a crushing hangover. A very intense experience!

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  3. LIttle know fact: Martin was also obsessed with public plumbing. Alongside his painting, he worked for years lobbying parliament and the authorities with his ideas for London's sewerage treatment systems.

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