Eve’s Dream – Satan Aroused – John Martin

Artist: John Martin

Title (object)Eve’s Dream – Satan Aroused

Title (series)Illustrations to Paradise Lost

Book 4, line 813; Satan springing up with his shield raised behind his head, grasping his spear, starting back to right, driven from his disguise as a toad at the touch of a spear by Ithuriel who stands on the left with Zephon, while Adam and Eve sleep in the background; illustration to John Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’. 1825

Mezzotint with etching

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