William Blake 1757 – 1827

The Book of Job - 03

engraving (18 × 15 cm) — 1826

William Blake biography

This work is linked to Job 1:18

The 3rd engraving in William Blake's picture book on The Book of Job. It is commonly called Job's Sons and Daughters Overwhelmed by Satan and illustrates the verse Thy Sons & thy Daughters were eating & drinking Wine in their eldest Brothers house & behold there came a great wind from the Wilderness & smote upon the four faces of the house & it fell upon the young Men & they are Dead.

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