What Is William Blake Famous for?


William Blake is famous for his success as an English poet, printmaker and painter. He is considered a great in the history of both visual arts and poetry of the Romantic age. Some people though considered him mad by contemporaries for his own idiosyncratic views
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William Blake
Born: November 28, 1757
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 12, 1827
William Blake was an English author and painter who was a major figure in the Romantic Age.
William Blake started writing poems as a boy, many of them inspired by religious visions. Apprenticed to an engraver as a young man, Blake learned skills that allowed him to put his poems and drawings together on etchings, and he began to publish his own
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