Walter Crane

British, b.1845, d.1915

The Deluge

  • Ink
  • 395 x 295mm
  • 85/54
  • 1899

This print appears in the dummy of a projected publication of the Bible produced by the 'Illustrated Bible Society' in 1901. The binding, endpapers and text ornament were designed by Walter Crane.

The engravings were made in Paris by Lemercier and Co in 1899 and included works by Briton Rivière, Walter Crane, Fritz von Uhde, J.-L. Gérome, E. A. Abbey, James Tissot, Giovanni Segantini, A. Kampf, Jean-Paul Laurens, J.J. Benjamin Constant, Jozef Israels, Ilja Repin, G. Rochegrosse, Frank Dicksee, V. De Brozick, José Villegas, Max Liebermann, A. Edelfelt, Juliaan De Vriendt, Fr. P. Michetti, Domenico Morelli.

An example of the projected publication is held at the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.