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Satan smiting job with boils: PD.32-1950

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Object information

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Titles

Satan smiting job with boils
Illustrations for the Book of Job

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Blake, William

Entities

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Notes

History note: John Linnell (d. 1882); the Linnell Trustees; John Linnell sale, Christie's, 15 March 1918 (150), bt. by Messrs. Carfax for T.H. Riches (for 480 gns); Mrs T.H. Riches

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1935.

Measurements and weight

Height: 97 mm
Width: 115 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Riches, Thomas Henry

Note

For plate 6.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Graphite
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of rice paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, Indian ink, and grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the wrapper is made from two folded leaves of W. Hayley's 'Ballads', 1802, for which Blake made a number of engravings

  • Text: These are Mr Blakes reduced Drawings / & studies for the Engravings of The Book of Job / Done for me / John Linnell
  • Location: On wrapper (applies to all in series)
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 6
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.32-1950
Primary reference Number: 17550
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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