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John Martin

(1789—1854) artist

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Martin, John

Martin, John   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)

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2004
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Art & Architecture
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(b Haydon Bridge, Northumberland, 19 July 1789; d Douglas, Isle of Man, 17 Feb. 1854).

English Romantic painter and ...

Martin, John

Martin, John (1789–1854)   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

(1789–1854),

painter, etcher, engraver, *engineer, and reformer. As a painter of a technologically

Martin, John

Martin, John (1789–1854)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Western Art

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2003
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(1789–1854).

English painter and engraver. Martin was born near Newcastle where, after an apprenticeship to a coach painter,

Martin, John

Martin, John (1789–1854)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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Martin’s dramatic landscapes were particularly suited to illustrating Milton and the Bible. His *mezzotints for Paradise Lost (S. Prowett...

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