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Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still

John Martinca. 1840

Yale Center for British Art

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

Details

  • Title: Joshua Commanding the Sun to Stand Still
  • Creator: John Martin, 1789–1854, British
  • Date Created: ca. 1840
  • Physical Dimensions: 18 7/8 × 24 5/8 inches (47.9 × 62.5 cm) Frame: 24 1/2 × 30 1/4 inches (62.2 × 76.8 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: costume, mountains, cliff, army, soldiers, storm, battle, science, meteorology, gesture, light, clouds, by night Joshua and his army come to the rescue of Gibeon, religious and mythological subject, cityscape
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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