And My Servant Job Shall Pray for You, 1825

  • William Blake, English, 1757-1827
  • William Blake, English, 1757-1827

Engraving printed in black ink on chine-collé

  • Plate: 8 5/8 × 6 3/4 inches (21.9 × 17.1 cm) Sheet: 14 3/4 × 13 5/8 inches (37.5 × 34.6 cm)

Gift of John S. Newberry

59.78

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Illustration
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Prayer
  • Engraving (print)
  • England

Marks, in pencil, on sheet, lower right: 3 3/4 full Marks, in pencil, on sheet, lower center: 5 3/4

Inscribed, in plate, in image, upper center: Also the Lord accepted Job Inscribed, in plate, in image, upper right: 18 Inscribed, in plate, in image, lower center: And my Servant Job shall pray for you | And the Lord turned the captivity of Job when he prayed for his Friends | W. Blake inv & | Sculpt Inscribed, in plate, in image, lower left: [book with long inscription] Inscribed, below image, in plate, lower center: London Published as the Act directs March 8: 1825 by Will Blake No 3 Fountain Court Strand

John S. Newberry; 1959-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Binyon, L. The Drawings and Engravings of William Blake, ed. Geoffrey Holme. London, 1922, no. 123 (ill.).

William Blake, And My Servant Job Shall Pray for You, 1825, engraving printed in black ink on chine-collé. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of John S. Newberry, 59.78.