William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his life, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual art of the Romantic Age.
William Blake stierf in 1827 en werd begraven op Bunhill Fields in Londen. Muzikaal eerbetoon. Zijn bekende vers dat begint met "And did those feet in ancient time" werd gebruikt voor het nummer God Song van het Bad Religion-album Against the Grain.
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17/08/2022 · William Blake, (born Nov. 28, 1757, London, Eng.—died Aug. 12, 1827, London), English engraver, artist, poet, and visionary, author of exquisite lyrics in Songs of Innocence (1789) and Songs of Experience (1794) and profound and difficult “prophecies,” such as Visions of the Daughters of Albion (1793), The First Book of Urizen (1794), Milton (1804[–?11]), and Jerusalem (1804[–?20 ...
08/12/2014 · William Blake was a 19th-century writer and artist who is regarded as a seminal figure of the Romantic Age. His writings have influenced countless writers and artists through the ages.
431 quotes from William Blake: 'To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.', 'A truth that's told with bad intent Beats all the lies you can invent.', and 'It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.'
William Blake drew and painted illustrations for John Milton's nativity ode On the Morning of Christ's Nativity between 1803 and 1815. A total of 16 illustrations are extant: two sets of six watercolours each, and an additional four drawings in pencil. The dating of the sets is unknown, as is Blake's intended sequence for the illustrations.