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Illustrations of the book of Job: P.4166-R

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Illustrations of the book of Job


Printmaker: Blake, William
Publisher: Blake, William



Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1825


21 plates bound with a title page. Plates marked proof

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Binding composed of cloth ( brown cloth with brown leather spine.)
Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 411 mm Width 270 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ILLUSTRATIONS of/ The/ BOOK/ of/ JOB/ Invented and Engraved/ by William Blake/ 1825
  • Location: Title page
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: London published as the act directs March 8: 1925 by William Blake No.3 Fountain Court Strand
  • Location: Title page
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4166-R
Primary reference Number: 118288
Bindman: 625-646
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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