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Job and his Wife restored to Prosperity: P.454-1985 (22)

Object information

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Titles

Job and his Wife restored to Prosperity
Illustrations of the Book of Job

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Blake, William
Publisher: Blake, William
Publisher: Linnell, John

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: From the stock sold by the Linnell Trustees at Christie's, 15 March 1918, in lot 188

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey

Dating

1825 CE - 1826 CE

Note

Plate 21 to Illustrations of the Book of Job, in twenty-one plates

Proof

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 218 mm Width 167 mm
Sheet Height 432 mm Width 335 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 21
  • Location: Image upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: London Published as the Act directs March 8 : 1825 by William Blake Fountain Court Strand
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Proof
  • Location: Plate lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: W Blake inv & sculp
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.454-1985 (22)
Primary reference Number: 765
Bindman: 646
Bentley: 421
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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