Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Job’s Sacrifice: “And My Servant Job Shall Pray for You”,

Plate 18 from Illustrations of the Book of Job

Engraving on India paper laid down on wove paper

Print impression quality: Excellent

Dimensions (Sheet): 215 x 165 mm (8.5 x 6.5 in.)

Inscribed along lower edge: “London. Published as the Act directs March 8: 1825 by William Blake N3 Fountain Court Strand”; inscribed, lower left corner: “Proof”

Watermark: No watermark visible through lining

Edition: First published edition of about 150 with the word “proof”

Accession number: 2000.15.2

Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2000

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Susan Schulman Printseller, New York, NY.

Bibliography: Binyon 123; David Bindman, Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job (1987), pp. 87–89; Cormack p. 65.

Work Type: print

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