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Creator John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title Belshazzar's Feast
Date 1820
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 31 1/2 x 47 1/2 inches (80 x 120.7 cm) Frame: 35 1/2 x 51 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (90.2 x 130.2 x 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/
Marks/
Lettering
Signed and dated, lower left: "J. Martin 1820"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.440
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1671627
Subject Terms architectural | banquet | Bible | chaos | columns (architectural elements) | concubines | courtiers | death | drinking | feast | food | king (person) | lightning | meteorology | night | Old Testament | palace | prophet | religious and mythological subject | storm | wives
Place Represented Babylon | Iraq
Publications

Martin Myrone, John Martin, apocalypse, Tate Publishing, London, 2011, pp. 17, 19, 99-108, cat. no. 29, ig. 29, NJ18.M39 A12 2011 Oversize (YCBA)


Transatlantic Romanticism : British and American art and literature, 1790 1860, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst and Boston, 2015, pp. 122-43 and color plate section, color pl. 10, NX452.5.R64 T73 2015 (YCBA)

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