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Famous William Blake Paintings

List of famous William Blake paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. A celebrated artist around the world, William Blake has created some of the most historic paintings of all time. These popular William Blake paintings fetch insane amounts of money at art auctions, so if you want to buy one then start saving your money now. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see paintings that William Blake created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned William Blake paintings by clicking the names of the pieces.

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    Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing (c. 1786) is a painting by British artist William Blake.  ...more
    • Artist: William Blake
    • Art Form: Painting
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    A Vision of the Last Judgment is a painting by William Blake that was designed in 1808 before becoming a lost artwork. The painting was to be shown in an 1810 exhibition with a detailed analysis added to a second edition of his Descriptive Catalogue. This plan was dropped after the exhibition was cancelled, and the painting disappeared. Blake's notes for the Descriptive Catalogue describe various aspects of the work in a detailed manner, which allow the aspects of the painting to be known. Additionally, earlier designs that reveal similar Blake depiction of the Last Judgment have survived, and these date back to an 1805 precursor design created for Robert Blair's The Grave. In addition to  ...more
    • Artist: William Blake
    • Art Form: Painting
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    The Ghost of a Flea is a miniature painting by the English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake, held in the Tate Gallery, London. Measuring only 8.42 inches × 6.3 inches, it is executed in a tempera mixture with gold, on a mahogany-type tropical hardwood panel. Completed between 1819 and 1820, it is part of a series of works depicting "Visionary Heads" commissioned by the watercolourist and astrologist John Varley. Fantastic, spiritual art was popular in Britain from around 1770 to 1830, and during this time Blake often worked on unearthly, supernatural panels to amuse and amaze his friends. At 21.4 cm × 16.2 cm the work is a greatly reduced miniature portrait. Blake generally worked  ...more
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    • Art Form: Painting
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    The Wood of the Self-Murderers: The Harpies and the Suicides is a pencil, ink and watercolour on paper artwork by the English poet, painter and printmaker William Blake. The work was completed between 1824 and 1827 and illustrates a passage from the Inferno canticle of the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. The work is part of a series which was to be the last set of watercolours he worked on before his death in August 1827. It is held in the Tate Gallery, London. Blake was commissioned in 1824 by his friend, the painter John Linnell, to create a series of illustrations based on Dante's poem. Blake was then in his late sixties, yet by legend drafted 100 watercolours on the subject "during a  ...more
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    • Art Form: Painting
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