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Item ID: 200144  
  

William Blake Europe a Prophecy 1794 Prophetic Book Engrav on Plate Old Postcard

Vintage Old Larger Postcards. 14.9cm x 10.4cm. Art Artist Drawn. British Museum. London. William Blake. Europe, a Prophecy. 1794. Pl. 9. (Size 9 1/8 in. x 6 3/8 in.).

Europe a Prophecy is a 1794 prophetic book by the British poet and illustrator William Blake. It is engraved on 18 plates, and survives in just 9 known copies. It followed America a Prophecy of 1793.

Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum. Waterlow & Sons Limited, London.
Series No: C 191
Background: William Blake (1757 – 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the visual arts of the Romantic Age. His visual artistry led 21st-century critic Jonathan Jones to proclaim him "far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced".

Price:£4.99€6.49US$6.84

William Blake Europe a Prophecy 1794 Prophetic Book Engrav on Plate Old Postcard


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