Burial of Sarah

John Martin, 1789–1854, British1833

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States


  • Title: Burial of Sarah
  • Creator: John Martin, 1789–1854, British
  • Creator Lifespan: 1789/1854
  • Creator Nationality: British
  • Creator Gender: male
  • Date Created: 1833
  • Physical Dimensions: Mount: 3 7/8 x 5 13/16 inches (9.8 x 14.8 cm) Sheet: 3 3/8 x 5 7/16 inches (8.6 x 13.8 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: funeral, death, figures, cave, tomb, shrouds, candles, torches, praying, burial, kneeling, rocks (landforms), religious and mythological subject, Sarah's burial in the cave of Machpelah, mourning
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Brown ink and brown wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, smooth, cream card
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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