Saturday, November 28, 2015

Happy Birthday William Blake

Celebrate Blake's birthday by visiting "Luminous Worlds.." at the Legion of Honor. The show closes tomorrow so this may be your last chance in a long time to see these exquisite works on paper.

"The imagination is not a state; it is the human existence itself."


http://www.examiner.com/article/luminous-worlds-british-works-on-paper-1760-1900-at-the-legion-of-honor

In his lifetime, William Blake sold fewer than thirty copies of "Songs of Innocence and Experience."
‘Satan Watching the Caresses of Adam and Eve’; watercolor by William Blake for John Milton’s Paradise Lost, 1808

    Born: November 28, 1757, Soho, London, United Kingdom
    Died: August 12, 1827, Westminster, United Kingdom

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Blake
William Blake Archive: http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/

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