About the creation

Job’s triumph

Artist name: van Heemskerck Marten

Job is sitting on the back of a large turtle, only his loins are covered. He holds in one hand a flag with scales and with his other hand he leads his wife, his three companions, and the devil with a rope. In the right background Job sits on the ground, in front of his burning house, with his three companions and his wife.

Technique: Ink drawing

Location: National Gallery, Washington D.C.

Date: 1559