William Blake 1757 – 1827

The Book of Job - 07

engraving (18 × 15 cm) — 1826

William Blake biography

This work is linked to Job 2:12

The 7th engraving in William Blake's picture book on The Book of Job. It is commonly called Job's Comforters and illustrates the verse And when they lifted up their eyes afar off & knew him not they lifted up their voice & wept, and rent every Man his mantle & sprinkled dust upon their heads towards heaven.

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