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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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