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Illustrations of the Book of Job invented & engraved by William Blake [6 of 22 engravings]

Date: 1825
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 x 13 3/16 in. (43.2 x 33.5 cm.)
Medium: engravings on laid India paper
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Edward W. and Julia B. Bodman Collection
Marks: Six plates watermarked: J WHATMAN / TURKEY MILL / 1825
Inscription: Six plates watermarked: J WHATMAN / TURKEY MILL / 1825
Object Number: 72.62.53.5
Label Text:Satan pours pestilence onto Job, who continues to provide charity to the poor in the hope that his good works will release him from Satan's thrall. The border design indicates Job's hellish fate.
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