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William Blake: book illustrator

Roger R. Easson

William Blake: book illustrator

a bibliography and catalogue of the commercial engravings

by Roger R. Easson

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Published by The American Blake Foundation in Illinois .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blake, William, -- 1757-1827

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roger R. Easson andRobert N. Essick.
    ContributionsEssick, Robert N., American Blake Foundation.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22363185M
    ISBN 10091313001X
    OCLC/WorldCa485576

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    Illustrations of The Book of Job. Author: BLAKE, William Title: Illustrations of The Book of Job Publication: Berkeley, CA: Saint Heironymous Press, Description: First edition softcover. Done in an edition of only copies. A very good copy in wrappers with crimping to the corners, a small tear to the right edge of the front panel and some other minor wear as Rating: % positive.   ''Illustrations to the Book of Job'', by William Blake Music by Zé Pekeño () Video by David .

    ‘Illustrations to ‘The Book of Job’’, William Blake, Blake's Job: William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job (Hardcover) Published June 1st by University Press of New England Hardcover, 76 pagesCited by: 2.


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The best feature of the volume, aside from its reasonable price, is the William Blake: book illustrator book of the by: 2. Yet, since this is a classical work by the great poet and artist William Blake, a work that was originally published inand since Amazon offers it for free, it is worth getting it and having some sense of what Blake produced.

He has about 20 etchings in the book/5(18). William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published ) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of Job. It also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject ( and ).

The engraved Illustrations are considered to be Blake's greatest /5(15). Blake, William (illustrator). 4to. stiff paper wrappers.

xv, 55 pages followed by the plates. Volume 1. This volume describes all of Blake's books, pamphlets, and one broadside which contained his original graphics. A second volume covering other aspects of Blake's life was published in Spot in corner of front cover where price label was removed.

Illustrations for the Book of Job. Among Blake's finest works: 21 watercolors interpreting the great biblical book and its theme of unmerited suffering.

Also presented here are 11 additional watercolors, plus 28 black-and-white illustrations, including 21 extraordinary engravings based on the watercolors/5. The last volumes in the series of William Blake's Illuminated Books reveal the writer and artist as a prophet driven by a sense of apocalyptic urgency.

Blake conceived and executed The Continental Prophecies and The Urizen Books in the early s, capturing the intellectual and spiritual turmoil of the American and French revolutions.5/5(4). In his Illuminated Books, William Blake combined text and imagery on a single page in a way that had not been done since the Middle Ages.

For Blake, religion and politics, intellect and emotion, mind and body were both unified and in conflict with each other: his work is expressive of his personal mythology, and his methods of conveying it were integral to its meaning/5. The prophetic books of the 18th-century English poet and artist William Blake are a series of lengthy, interrelated poetic works drawing upon Blake's own personal have been described as forming "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language".

While Blake worked as a commercial illustrator, these books were ones. William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published ) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of Job.

It also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject ( and ). The engraved Illustrations are considered to be Blake's greatest Reviews: In all his relations to Blake he showed himself kind and considerate, paying him the respect due to the elevation of [30] his character and the uprightness of his life, and cheering him with genuine sympathy and appreciation.

It is to this friend that we owe the engraving of the Inventions from the Book of Job. `Blake's Illustrations for the Book of Job' by the great 18th century illustrator and poet, William Blake, is a superior source of inexpensive copies of these works, which the publisher characterizes as `among the artist's greatest achievements'.

The best feature of the volume, aside from its reasonable price, Cited by: 3. William Blake () is recognized today as one of England's great artists and poets, but in his own time he was known principally as a professional engraver.

The book illustrations he executed after designs by other artists form a significant part of his graphic productions. These prints are fully described and reproduced for the first time in this authoritative catalog providing.

William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published ) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of Job.

It also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject ( and ).1/5(1). Illustrations of the Book of Job was Blake’s last completed prophetic book: the text, a series of biblical quotations, is above and below each image.

“It was produced while Blake was still working on Jerusalem, his most obscure book; yet the illustrations are Blake’s most lucid; and they are the supreme example of his reading the Bible in.

Three years after the publication of the book, just as Wollstonecraft was finalizing Vindication, her publisher began preparing a second edition of Original Stories from Real Life and commissioned William Blake (Novem –Aug ) to illustrate it.

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Ron Walotsky (Cover Artist) William Blake (Frontispiece Illustrator) (illustrator). First Edition. Red Dragon by Thomas Harris (First Edition, First Printing) A very firm square copy with slight sun fade to the board edges and owner's name to ffe.

blake's renowned engravings for the book of job. Blake had completed the designs for what would become his Illustrations for the Book of Job around for Thomas Butts, a clerk to the commissary general of musters who had by then become Blake's major patron.

Plate 11 of the engravings, detail of centre image. William Blake's Illustrations of the Book of Job primarily refers to a series of twenty-two engraved prints (published ) by Blake illustrating the biblical Book of also refers to two earlier sets of watercolours by Blake on the same subject ( and ).

Buy Illustrations of The Book of Job: Illustrations by William Blake by William Blake (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(15). Looking for books by William Blake. See all books authored by William Blake, including Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, and The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and more on.

William Blake (28 November – 12 August ) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic he called his prophetic works were said by 20th-century critic Northrop Frye to form "what is in proportion to its merits the Literary movement: Romanticism.Europe a Prophecy is a prophetic book by the British poet and illustrator William is engraved on 18 plates, and survives in just nine known copies.

It .The India paper set is the best printing of these famous plates which comprise Blake's major single achievement as a printmaker after the illuminated books. Illustrations of the Book of Job was Blake's last completed prophetic book: the text, a series of biblical quotations, is above and below each image.