Details: This poster is of Hecate, by William Blake. It shows the Greek goddess (she is the goddess of witchcraft, magic, crossroads, wilderness and childbirth) sitting with a black cloth covering her legs. She is looking at a donkey and an owl on the left while her left hand rests on an open book. Kneeling behind her are two naked figures.
William Blake (28 November 1757 - 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic poetry has been said to form what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language . His visual artistry has led one modern critic to proclaim him far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced . Although he only once journeyed farther than a day's walk outside London during his lifetime, he produced a diverse and symbolically rich corpus, which embraced 'imagination' as the body of God , or Human existence itself .
This poster is usually printed with a thin white edge border.