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William BlakeWilliam Blake

Life: 1757-1827
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Historical Role: Painter
Movement: NA
Primary countries affected: United Kingdom
Works: see below

Biography:


William Blake was born in London, England. Not only was he a painter he was also a poet, engraver and a mystic visionary. He would write and then create his own illustrations for his books. He used his imagination in his creations, rather then the rationalism of the day. He also used his own special printing process, giving an extra edge to his creations.

Works:

Ancient of Days
Newton
The Lovers Whirlwind
Ancient of Days
Newton
The Lovers Whirlwind

 

 

Sources:


Gerlings, C. (2008). 100 Great Artists. London: Arcturus Publishing Limited.

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