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Jobs as Schoolmaster
Plate from the series Bilder zur Jobsiade (Düsseldorf: Julius Buddeus, 1844)
Based on the satirical epic poem by Carl Arnold Kortum, Leben, Meinungen und Thaten von Hieronymus Jobs dem Kandidaten (Der Jobsiade), 1784

Tamme Weyerd Theodor Janssen, German, 1816 - 1894. After a drawing dated c. 1843 by Johann Peter Hasenclever, German, 1810 - 1853. Published by Julius Buddeus, Düsseldorf, active early 19th century.

Made in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe

c. 1844

Etching and drypoint with masked plate tone

Plate: 8 11/16 x 10 1/8 inches (22 x 25.7 cm) Sheet: 10 11/16 x 12 3/16 inches (27.1 x 31 cm)

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Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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