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Alexander Gilchrist artist Beginning Blake engraved Blake inv Blake sc Blake sculp blue Book of Job Book of Thel Border Canto catalogue clouds Collation colored with water-colors Continuation of preceding copy here exhibited Crewe collection Dante designs Earl of Crewe edition effect flames Flaxman Folio Frontispiece Full-page illustration Gilchrist tells Grave Grolier Club hand head Head-piece Heaven and Hell Illustration at bottom impasto inches India ink India paper John Flaxman John Linnell Johnson kneeling Leaf measures Line engraving Linnell List of plates London margin Milton Night Thoughts nude numbered continuously Octavo original paper is water-marked Pauls Church Yard Pencil picture Plate facing Plates average poem portrait Published Quarto says signed Blake sketches Small figures Songs of Experience Songs of Innocence Stothard Swinburne Tail-piece Thel tion trimmed and gilded upraised Urizen verso Vignette at bottom Vignette at top volume W. M. Rossetti Whatman William Blake woman
Page 37 - Round through the vast profundity obscure, And said, Thus far extend, thus far thy bounds, This be thy just circumference, O world.
Page 51 - Verse. But I soon found that in the mouth of a true Orator such monotony was not only awkward, but as much a bondage as rhyme itself. I therefore have produced a variety in every line, both of cadences & number of syllables. Every word and every letter is studied and put into its fit place...
Page 107 - Thoughts on Outline, Sculpture and the System that Guided the Ancient Artists...
Page xiii - But first the notion that man has a body distinct from his soul is to be expunged; this I shall do by printing in the infernal method by corrosives, which in Hell are salutary and medicinal, melting apparent surfaces away, and displaying the infinite which was hid. If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro
Page 57 - A Descriptive Catalogue of Pictures, poetical and historical inventions, painted by William Blake in water colours, being the ancient method of fresco painting restored, and drawings for public inspection, and for sale by private contract London : Printed by DN Shury, 7 Berwick Street, Golden Square.
Page 90 - THE GRAVE : A Poem. By Robert Blair. Illustrated by 12 Etchings executed by Louis Schiavonetti from the original Inventions of William Blake. With an Engraved Title Page and a Portrait of Blake by T. Phillips, RA The illustrations are reproduced in photogravure. ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE BOOK OF JOB.
Page 92 - This is one of the Gothic artists who built the Cathedrals in what we call the Dark Ages, wandering about in sheepskins and goatskins ; of whom the world was not worthy. Such were the Christians in all ages.
Page 74 - The Illustrations of this English Pastoral are by the famous BLAKE, the illustrator of Young's Night Thoughts, and Blair's Grave; who designed and engraved them himself. This is mentioned, as they display less of art than genius, and are much admired by some eminent painters.
Page 144 - Illustrated from Blake's own works, in facsimile, by WJ Linton, and in photolithography, with a few of Blake's original plates.