2016年11月27日 星期日

William Blake (1757–1827),

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William Blake was born #onthisday in 1757. A poet, printmaker and painter, Blake’s best-known work combines his poetry with beautiful illustrations and decoration. Although he was working at the same time as the Romantic painters and poets, his style remains unique and distinct from his contemporaries. Blake’s work from the 1780s and 1790s forms an important part of the Museum’s prints and drawings collection. http://ow.ly/Ltk8306A0pB


What did William Blake believe, and how did his spirituality evolve?


Leo Damrosch— Religion was profoundly important to Blake, in a questing and questioning way that is thought-provoking even for readers and viewers...
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William Blake (1757–1827), ‘Jacob’s Ladder’. Pen, grey ink and watercolour, 1799–1806.28


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Poet and artist William Blake was born ‪#‎onthisday‬ in 1757. These beautifully illustrated pages are from his collection of poems ‘Songs of Innocence and of Experience’ http://ow.ly/V0YwK


Discover a range of art prints of William Blake’s works in our online shop http://ow.ly/V114j


The New York Review of Books
William Blake was almost completely forgotten at the time of his death, Richard Holmes reminds us. “He had sold less than thirty copies of the Songs of Innocence and of Experience. Only five copies of his masterwork Jerusalem had been printed. He had been mocked in an obituary as ‘an unfortunate lunatic.’”

There are many William Blakes, but mine arrived with the tigers in the 1960s. The first line I ever read by Blake was not in a book, but laid out in thick white paint (or should I say illuminated) along a brick wall in Silver…
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The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. (A song of Liberty.) [Text and illustrations by William Blake. A hand-coloured facsimile of the original undated edition, 1868.]


“Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.”
From ‘The Marriage of Heaven and Hell’ by William Blake, who died‪#‎onthisday‬ in 1827. http://bit.ly/1Kg5wma

This hand-colored print by visionary artist William Blake is one of many works of art in our collection illustrating the Easter story. See more in this Pinterest board:
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William Blake, “Christ Appearing to His Disciples After the Resurrection,” c. 1795, color print (monotype), hand-colored with watercolor and tempera http://1.usa.gov/1infBU9


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