John Martin's epic canvasses were extremely popular in the early-to-mid 19th Century, with their apocalyptic visions - like The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. He was even described as the greatest painter of his day by one commentator.
This is the first major exhibition of his work in more than 30 years - an enlarged version arrives at Tate Britain in the Autumn.
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