William Blake

Wikioo.org - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  William Blake

Style: Romanticism;Symbolism

Place: London

Born: 1757

Death: 1827

Nationality: United Kingdom


William Blake (28 November 1757-12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of...