Blake, William; Gray, Thomas
Title WILLIAM BLAKE'S WATER-COLOURS ILLUSTRATING THE POEMS OF THOMAS GRAY
Book Condition Nearly fine, in full blue cloth with gilt spine stamping; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. With an Introduction and Commentary by Sir Geoffrey Keynes.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing.
Publisher Chicago/Paris: J. Philip O'Hara, Inc./Trianon Press, 1972.
Seller ID 46716.00
Series of eerily beautiful, witty and utterly original water-colors executed by Blake in 1797, but not shown to the public until a Tate exhibition in 1971. All 116 paintings are reproduced in monochrome, and 16 are rendered in full-color. A revelation.
Art. Poetry. Illustrated Books.