Book of Urizen- the creation of Urizen in material form by Los, 1794 Oil Painting - William Blake

Book of Urizen- the creation of Urizen in material form by Los, 1794

William BlakeItem # 106531
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "Book of Urizen- the creation of Urizen in material form by Los, 1794", originally brought to life by the talented William Blake. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to William Blake and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "The Book of Urizen" is a prophetic book written and illustrated by the English poet, painter, and printmaker William Blake. First published in 1794, this work is one of Blake's major literary and artistic achievements, forming part of his larger collection of books often referred to as the "Continental Prophecies." The narrative of "The Book of Urizen" delves into complex themes of creation, morality, and the human condition, reflecting Blake's unique and often mystical worldview.

    In the mythos of Blake's prophetic works, Urizen is a central figure, representing conventional reason and law, often depicted as a tyrannical god or a representation of the Abrahamic God. The book itself is a creation myth that serves as a commentary on the fall of man and the limitations imposed by organized religion and rational thought. It is a direct challenge to the Enlightenment's emphasis on reason and a reflection of Blake's own beliefs in the power of imagination and the spiritual.

    The narrative follows the character of Los, a representation of the prophetic artist, who witnesses the terrifying process of Urizen's self-creation and separation from the collective Eternals. Los's role in the story is complex; he both binds Urizen in material form and, through his creative and prophetic actions, provides a counterpoint to Urizen's restrictive ideologies.

    "The Book of Urizen" is notable for its experimental use of illuminated printing, a technique developed by Blake that combined text and images in a unified work of art. Each copy of the book was handcrafted by Blake and his wife, Catherine, with pages that feature striking, hand-colored illustrations. These images are integral to the text, adding layers of meaning and providing a visual representation of the themes explored within the narrative.

    Blake's work was not widely recognized during his lifetime, and "The Book of Urizen" was no exception. However, it has since been acknowledged as a significant piece of Romantic literature and art, studied for its innovative approach to book design, its rich symbolism, and its influence on later writers and artists. The book remains a testament to Blake's genius and his profound impact on the history of both literature and visual arts.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

  • Return & Refund

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