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Book/Printed Material Illustrations of the book of Job by William Blake; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile; Half title: Blake's illustrations of the Book of Job / Blake's illustrations of the Book of Job

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Title

  • Illustrations of the book of Job by William Blake; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile;

Other Title

  • Half title: Blake's illustrations of the Book of Job
  • Blake's illustrations of the Book of Job

Names

  • Blake, William, 1757-1827
  • Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943
  • Keynes, Geoffrey, 1887-1982
  • Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1935.

Contents

  • Fasc. no. I. Introduction: The history of the designs, by G. Keynes. The interpretation, by G. Keynes. The variations in the designs, by L. Binyon and G. Keynes. The place of the New Zealand set, by L. Binyon. The water-colours, the pencil drawings, and the engraving, by G. Keynes. Reproductions of the engravings, a list by G. Keynes. The stage version, by G. Keynes. -- Fasc. no. II. The Butts set of water-colours in the Pierpont Morgan library. -- Fasc. no. III. The Linnell set of water-colours in the possession of Mr. Grenville L. Winthrop and others. -- Fasc. no. IV. The pencil drawings in the possessions of Mr. T. H. Riches. -- Fasc. no. V. The New Zealand set of water-colours in the possession of Mr. Philip Hofer. --asc. no. V FI. The engravings from the proof impressions of the prints.

Headings

  • -  Blake, William,--1757-1827
  • -  Blake, William,--1757-1827.--Illustrations of the book of Job--Facsimiles
  • -  Blake, William,--1757-1827--Illustrations--Facsimiles
  • -  Bible.--Job--Illustrations
  • -  Illumination of books and manuscripts--Great Britain

Genre

  • Drawings--19th century--Color--Reproductions
  • Drawings--19th century--Reproductions
  • Engravings--1825--Reproductions

Notes

  • -  Issued in 6 parts (fascicles) in stiff paper covers, with mounted title labels.
  • -  "The number of designs in the water-colour sets is twenty-one; there are twenty-four pencil sketches, but two of these are first studies and one was not used. The number of engraved plates ... is twenty-two, a title-page with a design of seven angels being added to this series."--p. 13.
  • -  Printed in Great Britain.
  • -  Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald collection, 1852
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LAC ael 2019-09-04 update (3 cards)
  • -  LAC ddw 2022-04-18 update (1 card)

Medium

  • 5 p. l., 3-61 p. illus., 110 pl. (part col.) 39 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • NC1115 .B6 1935
  • NC1115 .B6 1935 Copy 2 In portfolio. Rosenwald Colllection. Rosenwald 1852

Repository

  • e-GenCol Electronic Resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 35034247

OCLC Number

  • 6624607

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf
  • online text

Additional Metadata Formats

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Chicago citation style:

Blake, William, Laurence Binyon, Geoffrey Keynes, and Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. Illustrations of the book of Job by William Blake; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile. New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1935. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/35034247/.

APA citation style:

Blake, W., Binyon, L., Keynes, G. & Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. (1935) Illustrations of the book of Job by William Blake; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile. New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/35034247/.

MLA citation style:

Blake, William, et al. Illustrations of the book of Job by William Blake; being all the water-colour designs, pencil drawings and engravings reproduced in facsimile. New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1935. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/35034247/>.