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

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

19th century
215 x 165 mm (8.5 x 6.5 in.)

William Blake, British (English), (1757–1827)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on India paper laid down on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from Illustrations of the Book of Job
Edition: First published edition of about 150 with the word “proof”
Marks: 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”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark visible through lining
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.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2000
Accession Number: 2000.15.2

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