28 Nov, 2013

In pictures: Happy birthday William Blake

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after William Blake, 'The Man Who Taught Blake Painting in his Dreams (counterproof)' after circa 1819-20

after William Blake
The Man Who Taught Blake Painting in his Dreams (counterproof) after circa 1819-20
Pencil on paper
support: 296 x 235 mm
Bequeathed by Miss Alice G.E. Carthew 1940

William Blake was born in London more than 250 years ago on 28 November 1757. Regarded by many in his lifetime as insane and subsequently as an artist and writer of genius, his work remains unmistakeable and utterly passionate

Happy 256th birthday William Blake!

View more works by William Blake in Tate’s collection

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