Illustrations to the Book of Job by William Blake

This rare and valuable proof set of 21 engravings is considered by some to be Blake's masterpiece.

Details

Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
20 x 15 cm
Acquired in:
1987
Bequeathed by:
Joyce Havell through The Art Fund

The illustrations were offered to Watford Museum in recognition of their special interest in printing. The book was one of the latest examples of the poet-engraver's work before his death.

Provenance

Miss Joyce Havell.

Venue details

Watford Museum 194 Lower High Street, WATFORD Hertfordshire WD17 2DT 01923 232297 www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Thu – Sat, 10am – 5pm

Closed Good Friday and 25 Dec – 1 Jan

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