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Loyola University Museum of Art

Drawings for the Bible—Job in Despair

Drawings for the Bible—Job in Despair, 1958-59
Marc Chagall (French, born Belarus. 1887-1985)
Gift of Mary Jane Jacob. LUMA Collection 2007-01

Job in Despair is part of a twenty-four–lithograph portfolio Drawings for the Bible, published by Verve in 1960. The lithographs in this portfolio illustrate various biblical stories; here, Job is saddened that his faith in God is being tested through a trial of pain.