William Blake - "The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed in Sun" (1805-1810)
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William Blake. Elements of note are the flatness, the instrument that's both a compass and a square, the abstraction of the blocks of color, and the cosmic wind blowing the hair & beard. The above etching/watercolor “Ancient of Days” is from his 1794 prophetic book Europe a Prophecy.
William Blake, The Ghost of a Flea Blake was dismissed as mad throughout his life, because he claimed to be directed to art as a spiritual calling, and believed he could see into the spiritual realm. “I am under the direction of Messengers from Heaven Daily & Nightly.”
‘Satan Watching the Caresses of Adam and Eve’; watercolor by William Blake for John Milton’s Paradise Lost, 1808
Love these angels. Maybe more abstract, more color. Either side of fireplace? william blake - Google Search
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