No 27 William Blake


“Degrade first the Arts if you’d Mankind degrade.
Hire idiots to Paint with cold light and hot shade:
Give high price for the worst, leave the best in disgrace,
And with Labours of Ignorance fill every place.”
William Blake (1757-1828)  Marginalia

I am tempted to illustrate the first part of the third line with a painting by ……… !

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3 Responses to No 27 William Blake

  1. I think this has been my favourite so far 🙂

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