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William Blake



 






 

William Blake

(b London, 28 Nov 1757; d London, 12 Aug 1827).

English printmaker, painter and poet. His reputation as a visual artist increased during the 20th century to the extent that his art is as well known as his poetry. Yet in his own mind Blake never completely separated the two, and his most original work is to be found in hand-printed books of prophecy, which developed a personal mythology of limitless intellectual ambition. In these books, text and design are completely integrated in what he called ‘illuminated’ printing. He also made many pen and watercolour drawings, prints in various media and a small number of tempera paintings, but even in these his broader aims were primarily theological and philosophical: he saw the arts in all their forms as offering insights into the metaphysical world and therefore potentially redemptive of a humanity he believed to have fallen into materialism and doubt.

 

 
 


Anteo conduce a Dante y Virgilio al final del noveno círculo

 

 


The Body of Abel Found by Adam & Eve
1825






Elohim creando a Adan
 





Agnelo dei Brunelleschi metamorfoseado por la serpiente






Beatriz en el carro, Matilde y Dante







Beatriz se dirige a Dante desde el carro







Blasfemos, usureros y sodomitas
 






Capaneo el Blasfemo







Caronte y las almas condenadas







Cerbero






Cerbero






Ciampolo atormentado por los diablos







Ciampolo atormentado por los diablos

 

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