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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.416
People
William Blake, British (London, England 1757 - 1827 London, England)
Title
I Am Young and Ye Are Very Old; Wherefore I was Afraid (The Book of Job)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: The Wrath of Elihu
Series/Book Title: The Book of Job
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1821
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297990
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor, black ink and graphite on cream laid paper
Dimensions
23.3 x 28.6 cm (9 3/16 x 11 1/4 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
1943.416
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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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 (12), pl. 744

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. 12, "I am Young & ye are very Old wherefore I ..."

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