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Illustrations of The Book of Job: P.128-1950

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Illustrations of The Book of Job

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: John Linnell, given to him by his daughter Mary in 1844. (see inscription on fly-leaf)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1935) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1825

Note

Progress proofs. 22 engravings bound together.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Binding composed of leather ( Olive green Morrocco with gold lettering.)
Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 262 mm Width 198 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ILLUSTRATIONS of/ The/ BOOK/ of/ JOB/ Invented and Engraved/ by William Blake/ 1825
  • Location: Front cover
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Mary Linnell/ 38 Porchester Terrace/ Bayswater. /1844
  • Location: Upper right, fly-leaf
  • Method of creation: Handwritten in ink
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.128-1950
Primary reference Number: 118221
Bindman: 625-646
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 April 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Illustrations of The Book of Job" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/118221 Accessed: 2024-02-24 22:26:33

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