William Blake: The Gates of Paradise

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Journey back to the 1700s to meet one of the most fascinating people in history. Dreamer, craftsman, poet, madman, and genius -- William Blake. Born in 1757 in London, as a boy he apprenticed as an engraver and began a career that would include masterpieces of art. Blake lived during times of incredible change and upheaval, including the Gordon Riots and the French Revolution. Spiritualism and the allure of magic were being replaced by a belief in rationalism. Blake celebrated the beauty of small things. His work showed, . ...

William Blake: The Gates of Paradise 2006, Tundra Books (NY), Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780887767630

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