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Plate 8: "Let the Day perish wherein I was born" from the complete proof edition of Blake's 'Book of Job'
Plate 8: "Let the Day perish wherein I was born" from the complete proof edition of Blake's 'Book of Job'
Artist:
Date:
1825
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 213 x 167 mm (8 3/8 x 6 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1979.1.11.9
Acquisition Date:
1979-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum Purchase, William H. Noble Bequest Fund

Exhibition History:

CPLH, William Blake and His Followers, 4 Dec 1982 - 13 Feb 1983.
CPLH, 18th and 19th Century English Figurative Prints and Drawings, 18 June - 18 Sept 1988.

Illuminated frame and scripture; bearded seated man raises arms in gesture of remorse; woman kneel respectfully beside him.