A brief tour through some of Blake’s personal mythology, as depicted in his paintings. With explanations.
Decoding one of Blake’s paintings enables its reading: an obscure author of devotional texts takes us on a tour of different variants of God.
A selection of paintings showing Blake’s strength in design beyond normal artistic composition – a very modern feature.
This extraordinary series of watercolours to illustrate the apocalyptic visions in the Book of Revelation is among Blake’s most brilliant.
The ‘divine whirlwind’ seems distinctive of Blake. This traces its origin, and his development of this visionary image.
This completes the 18 oil paintings. The series continues with another 16 charcoal drawings.
The visual tradition of a stairway to heaven appears quite recent. I propose that Blake was its originator.
Job being smitten by boils, a Count left to starve to death, the ghost of a flea, and one of Blake’s most complex and enigmatic paintings: true genius.
A famous British Admiral, a former Prime Minister, Chaucer and his Canterbury pilgrims, and the last bard alive – all subjects for these remarkable paintings.
Fifty paintings of scenes from the Bible: they could easily have been so bland. Not for Blake, though, whose genius shines through.