William Blake

1757-1827
 William Blake

Painter and poet William Blake (1757-1827) was born in London, England and made his living as an engraver and an illustrator. Blake experienced mystical visions from an early age, which he expressed in his writing and art. His most popular poetry collections are Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience.

Le peintre et poète William Blake (1757 – 1827) naît à Londres, en Angleterre et gagne sa vie en tant que graveur et illustrateur. Blake éprouve des visions mystiques à partir d’un jeune âge qui se retrouvent exprimées à travers son écriture et son art. Ses collections de poésie les plus populaires sont Songs of Innocence et Songs of Experience.