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Job's Evil Dreams: P.464-1985

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Job's Evil Dreams
Illustrations of the Book of Job


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



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


1825 CE - 1826 CE


Plate 11 to Illustrations of the Book of Job, in twenty-one plates

Progress proof, eighth state

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 216 mm Width 171 mm
Sheet Height 263 mm Width 194 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 11
  • Location: Image upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Number
  • Text: London. Published as the Act directs March 8 : 1825 by Will. 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 & sculp
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.464-1985
Primary reference Number: 822
Bindman: 636
Bentley: 421 (12)
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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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