William Blake

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William Blake was an English painter, poet and print-maker. Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.

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The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun by William Blake via DailyArt mobile app

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The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun by William Blake via DailyArt mobile app

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Europe: A Prophecy 5

Europe is the second of Blake's great illuminated books concerning the revolutionary spirit of his age. Rather than examining the New World, this Continental Prophecy looks eastward to consider cultures subjected to the strictures of authority embodied by Urizen, who, despite his appearance, represents tyranny. The frontispiece depicting Urizen dividing the deep with a compass is one of Blake's best–known images. It also exists as a separate print called The Ancient of Days. The Morgan's…

The First Book of Urizen 12

The First Book of Urizen, The Book of Los, and The Book of Ahania constitute an unorthodox rewriting of the Pentateuch. This mythic transformation of the Jewish and Christian Scriptures offers many perspectives, but to highlight the biblical relationships, Blake designed the leaves to contain two columns of text. The work exemplifies his own radical spirit. A total of eight copies exist; this copy is one of only two containing the complete series of twenty-eight plates.

Patti Smith Sings “The Tyger” and Reflects on William Blake’s Transcendent Legacy as a Guiding Sun in the Cosmos of Creativity

“The eternal loom spins the immaculate word. The word forms the pulp and sinew of innocence… William Blake never let go of the loom’s golden skein… He was the loom’s loom, spinnin…

English Idylls: Photo

Nature, Art, Literature, England.

America: A Prophecy 3

William Blake(1757-1827), America: A Prophecy, Lambeth: Printed by William Blake, 1793, PML 16134

The First Book of Urizen 16

William Blake (1757-1827), The First Book of Urizen, plate 16, PML 63139

The First Book of Urizen 25

The First Book of Urizen, The Book of Los, and The Book of Ahania constitute an unorthodox rewriting of the Pentateuch. This mythic transformation of the Jewish and Christian Scriptures offers many perspectives, but to highlight the biblical relationships, Blake designed the leaves to contain two columns of text. The work exemplifies his own radical spirit. A total of eight copies exist; this copy is one of only two containing the complete series of twenty-eight plates.

3分でわかるウィリアム・ブレイク 18世紀イギリスで活躍した「幻視」を描く鬼才、ウィリアム・ブレイクの生涯と作品 : ノラの絵画の時間

「総目次」へはここをクリック! 「10分でわかる近代絵画史」はここをクリック! 今回も18世紀から19世紀にかけてのイギリス絵画編です。今日はフュースリーと同時代に生きた鬼才ウィリアム・ブレイク(William Blake 1757−1827)です。 ち

William Blake and Paul Mellon: The Life of the Mind

YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART - Matthew Hargraves looks at Paul Mellon as a collector of William Blake and the impact of his lifelong fascination with psychology and psychiatry on his collecting.

The First Book of Urizen 11

William Blake (1757-1827), The First Book of Urizen, plate 11, PML 63139

1863 Photolithograph William Blake Divine Image Illustrated Poem Poetr

This is an original 1863 monochrome photolithograph of an illustrated poem by William Blake entitled The Divine Image.CONDITIONThis 149+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph; M

Europe: A Prophecy 7

William Blake (1757-1827), Europe: A Prophecy, plate 4v, Copy G, printed 1794, PML 77235

Aesthetic Rapture Between Heaven and Hell: William Blake Illustrates John Milton’s “Paradise Lost”

“The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n.”