Hecate by William Blake

Hecate – the goddess of dark forces, darkness and witchcraft. The sorceress, who connects the living world with the world of the dead, she was endowed with immense power. It

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When the stars sang by William Blake

At the end of life Blake received from his friend, watercolor artist John Linnel, an order for illustration to the biblical Book of Job. Blake created twenty-one illustrations to the

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Dante and Beatrice by William Blake

This painting, written in ink and watercolor, is part of a large cycle, over which Blake worked at the end of his life. Blake greatly revered Dante, believed him to

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Canterbury Pilgrims by William Blake

According to Blake’s idea, “Canterbury pilgrims” were to be the central exhibit of his exhibition, arranged in 1809 in his brother’s house. The format of this painting is unusual for

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Elohim creates Adam by William Blake

This is one of the “large flower beds” Blake, a series of which he created around 1795. Some researchers prefer to call them “painted engravings” – in order to separate

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Newton by William Blake

Approximately in 1795, Blake created a series of monotypes. To this day, a dozen such engravings have reached, but researchers agree that there were initially more of them. Each sheet

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King Solomon’s Court by William Blake

Blake did not like oil paints, because he believed that they were blurring the shape and line. He preferred to write tempera, believing that he continues the traditions of the

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Compassion by William Blake

William Blake is a poet, philosopher, artist, a very unconventional person in the history of the arts. From an early age he sees angels and cherubs, as he writes about

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The Risen Christ by William Blake

Milton was the favorite poet of Bleic, and this explains why the artist has tried to create illustrations for his works more than once. His main works in this field

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