William Blake and the Art of Engraving

1st Edition

Mei-Ying Sung

Routledge
Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9781138663701 - CAT# Y230063
Series: The History of the Book

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Summary

Sung closely examines William Blake’s extant engraved copper plates and arrives at a new interpretation of his working process. Sung suggests that Blake revised and corrected his work more than was previously thought. This belies the Romantic ideal that the acts of conception and execution are simultaneous in the creative process.

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