Portrait - William Blake
Portrait

William Blake (November 28, 1757 - August 12, 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, Blake's work is now considered seminal in the history of both poetry and the visual arts.

Blake's prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the (English) language". His visual artistry has led one modern critic to proclaim him "far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced".

Although he only once travelled any further than a day's walk outside London over the course of his life, his creative vision engendered a diverse and symbolically rich corpus, which embraced 'imagination' as "the body of God", or "Human existence itself". (From wikipedia)

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Jerusalem The Emanation of The Giant Albion- 'Such... - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
Jerusalem The Emanation of The Giant Albion- 'Such...
The Third Temptation - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
The Third Temptation
Songs Of Innocence (Title Page) - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
Songs Of Innocence (Title Page)
The Soldiers Casting Lots for Christ's Garments, 1800 - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
The Soldiers Casting Lots for Christ's Garments, 1800
The Descent Of Christ - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
The Descent Of Christ
Har and Heva sleeping, with Mnetha looking on, one... - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
Har and Heva sleeping, with Mnetha looking on, one...
Tiriel, borne back to the Palace on the Shoulders of... - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
Tiriel, borne back to the Palace on the Shoulders of...
The Pastorals of Virgil - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
The Pastorals of Virgil
Queen Katherine's Dream 2 - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
Queen Katherine's Dream 2
'Then the Lord Answered Job out of the Whirlwind' 1825 - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
'Then the Lord Answered Job out of the Whirlwind' 1825
An Angel Striding Among the Stars - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
An Angel Striding Among the Stars
Isaac Newton 1795 - William Blake - www.william-blake.org
Isaac Newton 1795

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