02-01-2013 02-02-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2635B Boston
February 1, 2013 12:00 PMCalender
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William Blake (British, 1757-1827) There Were not Found Women Fair as the Daughters of Job...

$3,120$2,600
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2635B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 01, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

William Blake (British, 1757-1827)

There Were not Found Women Fair as the Daughters of Job..., plate XX from THE BOOK OF JOB, 1825, final state of four (Binyon, 125). Identified within the plate and on a label from Harlow, Keppel & Co., Inc., New York, affixed to the backing. Etching on paper, sight size 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in. (20.8 x 15.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A Massachusetts collecting institution.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Out of the frame, the work is on chine colle. The backing sheet is laid down and measures 12 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches. There is glue along the upper edge of the sheet, and pencil annotations to the lower margins.


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Keywords

William Blake, Harlow, Keppel & Co., Inc., Massachusetts