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The Complaint of Job: 'What is man that Thou Shouldst Try him every Moment?': P.3-1953

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Titles

The Complaint of Job: 'What is man that Thou Shouldst Try him every Moment?'

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1953) by Forster, E.M.

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1804

Note

Second state

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Plate Height 460 mm Width 540 mm
Sheet Height 496 mm Width 674 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching : Line-engraving, etching and grey wash
Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JOB
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: What is Man That thou shouldest try him Every Moment? Job VII C17 & C 18V
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Painted and Engraved by William Blake
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Published 18 August 1793 by W Blake No.13 Hercules Buildings Lambeth
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.3-1953
Primary reference Number: 118153
Essick: V 2C
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 October 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 10 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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