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Satan smiting Job with Boils: P.461-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Satan smiting Job with Boils
Illustrations of the Book of Job

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 215 mm
Width: 170 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1825 CE - 1826 CE

Note

Plate 6 to Illustrations of the Book of Job, in twenty-one plates

Progress proof, unique fourth state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 6
  • Location: Image upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: London. As Act directs Published 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 inv & sc
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.461-1985
Primary reference Number: 818
Bindman: 631
Bentley: 421 (7)
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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