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William Blake- Brief- Biography

Updated: Mar 31, 2022

William Blake was born on November 28, 1757, as the third child among five in London. James Blake, his father, was a hosier. His parents never forced him to go to school. He was sent to Henry par's Drawing school at the age of ten based on his interest. He studied there for five years and was well trained in draughtsmanship.


Then he applied to Royal Academy school to study painting but instead of that, he became an apprentice to James Basire. Meanwhile, he educated himself. He read Milton's History of Britain, Paradise Lost, and Samson Agonistes as he was doing his historical watercolor paintings. He wrote his first poem at the age of twelve and published it as "poetical sketches" in 1882. He was extremely influenced by mid-18th-century poets. He married Catherine Boucher in 1782. He had maintained a balance between literature and engravings. He died of complications from gallstones on August 12, 1827.





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