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William Blake  1757-1827, UK

 

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Male
Painting



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 42
United Kingdom 17
Canada 6
Australia 5
Italy 4




to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Albrecht Dürer    13
Joseph Mallord William Turner    13
Johann Heinrich Füssli    10
Pablo Picasso  2 8




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  The National Gallery of Art, USA 8
  Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, USA 6
  National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Canada 5



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1757 Born in London (UK)


1827 Died in London (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 87  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   32


2011
   The 60th Blake Prize - QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD

2010
   Inspired by William Blake - Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
   William Blake's Illustrations from the Book of Job - Wichita Art Museum WAM, Wichita, KS

2009
   William Blake - Le génie visionnaire du romantisme anglais - Musée des beaux-arts de la ville de Paris, Petit Palais, Paris
   A Marriage of Heaven and Hell - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2008
   William Blake - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands (England)
   Blake's Shadow: William Blake and his Artistic Legacy - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (England)

2007
   William Blake: I still go on / Till the Heavens and Earth are gone - Tate Britain, London (England)
   William Blake - Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh (Scotland)

2005
   Artful Giving: The Wallis Foundation - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

2003
   William Blake and His "Little Band of Brothers" - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

2000
   William Blake - Tate Britain, London (England)

1999
   Tyger of Wrath - William Blake - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

1997
   William Blake: Illustrations for the Book of Job - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

1990
   William Blake - NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
   William Blake, the book of Job and Dante's Inferno - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1989
   Book of Job: Engravings by William Blake - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1971
   William Blake: A Man Together - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

1970
   William Blake's Graphic Art from the Rosenwald Collection - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1969
   William Blake: Engravings from the Book of Job - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

1967
   Illuminated Books of William Blake: Poet, Printer, and Prophet - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

1964
   William Blake: Poet, Printer, Prophet - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Blake's Engravings of Dante's Inferno and The Book of Job from the W.G. Russell Allen Collection - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1957
   The Art of William Blake - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1951
   Engravings by William Blake - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1948
   Prints by William Blake - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

1947
   William Blake - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   Prints and Drawings by William Blake - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1943
   Engravings and Etchings by William Blake - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

1927
   William Blake Memorial Exhibition. - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

1922
   Illustrations to the Book of Job and Dante's Inferno by William Blake - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

1915
   Engravings by William Blake - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

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2013
Description  Wild Kingdom: Prints of Britain - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
   Witches & Wicked Bodies - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (Scotland)
   The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things - De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea (England)
   Master Drawings - The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Oxford (England)
   The Universal Adressability of Dumb Thngs - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (England)
Description  The Universal Adressability of Dumb Things - Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool (England)
   The Shadow Knows - CLEARING - Brussels, Brussels

2012
   Dante I love you - Palazzo Madama, Turin
   Outcasts and Rebels: Prints by William Blake and Leonard Baskin - Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
   Die Erfindung des Jenseits - Residenzgalerie Salzburg, Salzburg
   Everything’s Inevitable - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester (England)
   Gold - Belvedere, Vienna

2011
   British Watercolours 1760–1900 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Luminous Paper: British Watercolors and Drawings - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
   That Invisible Dance: Art & Literature under the British Empire from the 1800s to Beyond - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2010
   Galleria Grafica Collection No.18 - Galleria Grafica Tokyo, Tokyo
   Tradition and Beyond - Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery , Sheffield
   In the Footsteps of Masters: The Evolution of the Reproductive Print - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

2009
   Types and Shadows: Intimations of Divinity - Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
   A Picture of Us? Identity in British Art - Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery, Sheffield
Description  In-finitum - Museo Fortuny, Venice

2008
   Blake to Kahlo to Warhol: Masterworks from the Harry Ransom Center - El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), El Paso, TX
   BRUS's + BLAKE's JOBs - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
   Out of Albion: British Art from the Allen Memorial Art Museum - The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
   Ancient Landscapes - Pastoral Visions: Samuel Palmer to the Ruralists - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)

2007
   An American's Passion for British Art: Paul Mellon's Legacy - Royal Academy of Arts, London (England)
   Poets in the Landscape - The Romantic Spirit in British Art - Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex (England)
   Il Settimo Splendore - La modernità della malinconia - Palazzo Forti - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Verona

2006
   The Artist's Vision: Romantic Traditions in Great Britain - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Inward Eye - Original Serigraphs by Richard Anuszkiewicz and Words by William Blake - University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
   La paraula pintada - Escriptors-pintors - Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern, Palma de Mallorca
   Important Works on Paper, Ceramics & Sculpture - - Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Woollahra, NSW (closed, 2012)

2005
   Imagined Worlds: Willful Invention and the Printed Image 1470–2005 - AXA Gallery (fromer Equitable Gallery), New York City, NY
   Blake & Sons - Alternative lifestyles and mysticism in contemporary art - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
   To Observe & Imagine - Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburg, PA

2004
   Masters of the Medium - Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
   Nature Sublime - Landscapes from the Nineteenth Century - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   Monsters and Maidens - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

2003
Description and image  The Stage of Drawing: Gesture & Act - Selected from the Tate Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   Shakespeare nell´arte - Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara (FE)

2001
   New On View: Recent Dac Acquisitions - Davison Art Center, Middletown

2000
   Hard Pressed: 600 Years of Prints & Process - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   The End of the World? - National Gallery Prague - Kinský Palace, Prague

1999
   Visions Of The Apocalypse - Davison Art Center, Middletown

1998
   Lines of Enquiry - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1997
   Past Exhibitions Six Centuries/Six Artists - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1996
   Master Classes: What classifies an artist as a Master - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

1989
   Printed Visions: William Blake and John Martin - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

1978
   Ars Medica - Fundación Juan March, Madrid

1970
   The Language Of The Print - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1965
   He Romantic Era: Birth And Flowering 1750 - 1850 - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1956
   Masters of British Painting 1800-1950 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1945
   Prints From The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1942
   The Horse In Art - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

1937
   Fantastic Art, Dada, Surrealism - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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Australia

 NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Japan

 NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
 Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City

United Kingdom

 Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
 Tate Britain, London (England)

USA

 Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
 Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX
 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
 Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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