Michael Phillips, master printmaker and leading expert on William Blake, will explore the influence of Italian art on Blake’s work.
This event is part of the series Poetry & Magic, which includes an exhibition at ICI London (39 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8NX), 7-30 November, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, FREE. Curated by Katia Pizzi and Ben Thomas.
For more than 30 years Michael Phillips has researched the materials and methods that William Blake used in producing his illuminated books. An archive of his research and experiments is now part of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress in association with the Blake Collection formed by Lessing J. Rosenwald.
Image Credit: Michael Phillips, Inking the relief-etched copper plae using a leather-covered dauber.