... They were overlooked, and seem to have been more and more forgotten about as time goes on.
Well, I feel inadequate to describe his paintings : they are very mystical, often including mythical creatures, portrayal of religion, usually containing men painted in abstract fashion. He is described ... Read review
Goes with his Poetry, Beautiful, Original, Unique, Awe-Inspiring, Revelating.. need I go on?
Expensive to buy, Hard to get hold of
"I hear the confused "Huh?" as the newbie Blake fan sees "Illuminated Works" because William Blake was a famous poet wasn't he? Well.. yes, a famous poet he is, but his first ambition in life was to be an artist. In many respects, his poetry was written to match his paintings, which are awe inspiring in themselves.
I'm not a big art fan or critic, I really flounder when I try to analyse art, but because I love William Blake so much I feel obligated ..."
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