Approach of the Archangel Michael, by John Martin
Stock No. 5307PS
Mezzotint on steel with etching and drypoint for Paradise Lost, book 11, line 226. Image 146 x 205 mm., sheet about 182 x 283 mm. First published 1825-7. A late printing with some re-engraving of the small version of Martin's plate, probably from one of the Washbourne editions, 1849-58 (see article). A good impression from a quite well-preserved plate.