Blake's Laoco÷n with links to more of this great stuff!

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In his last illuminated work, c. 1826-27, he surrounds a well-known classical sculpture with his own commentary on art, religion, and commerce: the profound and zany text from Blake's Laoco÷n.

257K image and annotated text, from Dan Archibald's excellent "Blake Archive for Humans."

The "bounding line": Verbal and Visual Linearity in Blake's "Laoco÷n" and Book of Urizen, by John Tolva.

A taste of Blake

Mr. Blake and me.

Blake resources on the web.


My WorldNet home page has the graphic in a smaller size. My sitemap has links to most of my web pages on two servers.