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Hast Thou Considered My Servant Job

A1959.6.18

An etching by English artist William Blake (1759 - 1827) that appeared in Blake's book, "The Book of Job", that was published on March 8th, 1825.  The etching, which is plate ii in the book, is a depiction of the Book of Job, Chapter 1, Verse 8 of the Christian Bible.  Blake's book combines his artwork and poetry with the biblical text.

Artist: William Blake (1759 - 1827)

Title: Hast Thou Considered My Servant Job

Medium: Engraving and etching on paper

Dates: 1825

Dimensions: Plate: 8.36" H x 6.69" W; Sheet: 15" H x 10" W

Signature/Inscription: Plate: London published as the Act directs March 8, 1825 by Will'm Blake N3 Fountain Court Strand; Bottom of Plate

Culture: English

Accession Number: A1959.6.18

Credit: Gift of Henry Schnakenberg in Memory of Daniel Schnakenberg

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