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Job and his Daughters: P.9-1939

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Job and his Daughters
Illustrations of the Book of Job


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




History note: Messrs Dent, from whom purchased

Legal notes

Bought with the T.H. Riches Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1939-02) by Dent


1825 CE - 1826 CE


Plate 20 to Illustrations of the Book of Job, in twenty-one plates


School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 215 mm Width 167 mm
Sheet Height 427 mm Width 334 mm

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 20
  • Location: Image upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: London Published as the Act directs March 8 : 1825 by William Blake No 3 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 invenit & sc
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.9-1939
Primary reference Number: 775
Bindman: 645
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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