William Blake

8th May 2013


John Rylands University Library, Manchester, is holding an exhibition about the designs and prints of William Blake etchings and engravings until Sunday 23 June 2013.  The exhibition is entitled: Burning Bright: William Blake and the Art of the Book.

The exhibition includes a section about the influence of Blake on the artists who came after him, in particular it considers the work of Blake and the PreRaphaelites and Blake and William Morris and the Arts & Crafts Movement.  The exhibition considers especially the influence of Blake on the work of William Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown and Edward Burne Jones.

William Blake