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Creator:
John Martin, 1789–1854, British
Title:

Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still

Date:
1818
Medium:
Graphite, brown wash, scratching out and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 24 1/8 inches (40.6 × 61.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "John Martin: Joshua Commanding The Sun"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "J Martin 1818"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6221
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
army | by night Joshua and his army come to the rescue of Gibeon | clouds | landscape | night | pyramid (tomb) | religious and mythological subject | sun
Associated Places:
Al-Jib | Israel
Associated People:
Joshua
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15209
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