Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.418
People
William Blake, British (London, England 1757 - 1827 London, England)
Title
And Smote Job with Sore Boils from the Sole of His Foot to the Crown of His Head (The Book of Job)
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Book of Job
Alternate Title: Satan Smiting Job with Boils
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1821
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297590
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, black ink and graphite on cream laid paper
Dimensions
23.2 x 27.9 cm (9 1/8 x 11 in.)
Provenance
Grenville Lindall Winthrop, New York, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.418
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
THIS WORK MAY NOT BE LENT BY THE TERMS OF ITS ACQUISITION TO THE HARVARD ART MUSEUMS.
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Publication History

Agnes Mongan, "The Fogg Art Museum's Collection of Drawings", Harvard Library Bulletin, Harvard University (Cambridge, 1958), vol. 3, no. 2, March, pp. 5-9, p. 202

Martin Butlin, The Paintings and Drawings of William Blake, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1981), no. 551 (6), pl. 738

David Bindman, ed., William Blake's Illustrations to the Book of Job, The William Blake Trust (London, England, 1987), repr. ill. B on p. 3 of pl. 6, "And smote Job with sore Boils from the sole ..."

Exhibition History

32Q: 2220 18th-19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/05/2016 - 09/13/2016

Related Works

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu