Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Book of Job - 03

The Book of Job - 03
William Blake 1757 – 1827
engraving (18 × 15 cm) — 1826
Job 1:18 - While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house:
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.
>>>> Blake's Book of Job

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