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William Blake ‘God Judging Adam’, 1795 Blake's figure of God resembles Urizen, a tyrannical law-maker in Blake's own mythology. God holds his sceptre in his right hand here but, because images are reversed during printing, Blake would have had to show it in God's left hand on the copper printing plate.

William Blake ‘God Judging Adam’, 1795 Blake's figure of God resembles Urizen, a tyrannical law-maker in Blake's own mythology. God holds his sceptre in his right hand here but, because images are reversed during printing, Blake would have had to show it in God's left hand on the copper printing plate.

William Blake, The Spiritual Form of Nelson Guiding Leviathan | Dark Classics

William Blake, The Spiritual Form of Nelson Guiding Leviathan | Dark Classics

“Blake seeks to undermine the sovereignty of the text”: the ideology of authority, Blake realised, is bound up – literally – in the worship of the Book (The Book of Urizen)

“Blake seeks to undermine the sovereignty of the text”: the ideology of authority, Blake realised, is bound up – literally – in the worship of the Book (The Book of Urizen)

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, W. Blake, 1790.  This illustration refers to a vision of Böhme, in which heaven and hell are within one another, 'and yet neither is apparent to the other'. The divine, fertile angels 'are in the gentle water’s matrix', and the hellish and infertile 'are enclosed in the hard fire of anger'. www.ritmanlibrary.com

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, W. Blake, 1790. This illustration refers to a vision of Böhme, in which heaven and hell are within one another, 'and yet neither is apparent to the other'. The divine, fertile angels 'are in the gentle water’s matrix', and the hellish and infertile 'are enclosed in the hard fire of anger'. www.ritmanlibrary.com

English: William Blake - John Bunyan Plate 20 The Christian Fights Apollyon

English: William Blake - John Bunyan Plate 20 The Christian Fights Apollyon

Christ Tempted by Satan to Turn the Stones to Bread - William Blake

Christ Tempted by Satan to Turn the Stones to Bread - William Blake

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