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Last NameMartin    
Given NameJohn    
alt. NamesJ. M. ;    
Marriage    
Childrenpainter and draftsman Charles Martin (1820-1906)    
Year born1789 in Haydon Bridge    
Year died1854    
Place of deathDouglas, Isle of Man     
Father's occupation    
Relativesbrother Jonathan Martin (1782-1838)    
Educationstudent of Bonifacio Musso (fl. 1804)    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forThames metropolis improvement plan 1846; Plan for ventilating coal mines 1849; George Richardson: Geology for Beginners 1842; Hawkins: Book Great Sea Dragons 1840; Gideon Algernon Mantell: Phänomene der Geologie 1838 ; Thomas Hawkins (1810-1889)    
PatronageInstrumental in the formation of the Society of British Artists    
Collaborators    
Techniquesgeological & paleontological drawing, topographic painting, engraving & mezzotint; landscape & history paintings, large compositions biblical subjects    
Sample(s)www.google.de/search?q=John+Martin ; http://1910-again.tumblr.com/post/42135705071/john-martin-the-country-of-the-iguanodon-from-dr    
Archival sourceswww.getty.edu/vow/ULANFullDisplay?find=Martin%2C+john&role=&nation=&prev_page=1&subjectid=500023063    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB ; Klingender 1968/74: 105-111, 256-8 & pl. 52-9, 68 ; Langer 375, 398 & #6634 ; Rudwick 1992: 21-5, 78f., 85ff. & 241ff. ; Ray 1976: 239f. ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 1864 ; Jean Le Loeuff 1995 & chap. 3: 67ff. ; Debus: 28-31, 83-5, 218;    
otherTeacher of James Henry Nixon (c.1808-1847 after) & ->Henry Courtney Selous (1811-1890).    
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