(b. 1596, Delft, d. 1674, Delft)
The Trials of Job1630s
Brush and black ink, dray wash on brownish gray paper, 400 x 310 mm
Courtauld Gallery, London
This drawing comes from a series of at least fifty-five Old Testament scenes, called the Gutekunst series after their previous owner, an art dealer in Bern. Some of the scenes from the series are known to have served as models for decoration on Delftware.