John Martin

1 portrait

John Martin, by Henry Warren, exhibited 1839 - NPG 958 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Martin

by Henry Warren
oil on panel, exhibited 1839
10 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. (267 mm x 216 mm)
Purchased, 1894
Primary Collection
NPG 958

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  • John Martin (1789-1854), History, landscape and biblical painter. Sitter in 4 portraits.

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  • Henry Warren (1794-1879), Painter, draughtsman and illustrator. Artist associated with 3 portraits.

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The background is suggestive of Martin's own pictures with their incredible architecture and atmosphere of cataclysmic doom.

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