The English Masters: Blake (1996)

Genres - Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Art History, Biography  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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This video, one of six in the English Masters series, examines the life and career of the English genius William Blake, who was poet, painter, and engraver. Blake found inspiration for his poetry in mystical visions, which he also illustrated in watercolors and engravings, combining his poems and artwork in unique books that his wife helped him print. This program features location footage, as well as expert commentary and analysis by world-renowned art experts.

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career, language, painting, poet, poetry, watercolors, art, artist