William Blake the Artist Author:Ruthven Todd Although many books have been written about William Blake, it is strange that, until now, so little attention has been paid to his work as a technical innovator. Rithven Todd has been collecting information about Blake as a technical man for many years and here offers a short report upon his findings. Experimenting over the last twenty-three y... more »ears, he has not been content to take any statement, unless made by Blake, as a correct explanation. He has also read widely the technical material which would have been available to Blake.
This book, which presents a much shortened and simplified version of some of Ruthven Todd's findings to the present date, is the first to deal with this fascinating aspect of Blake and the first to give creditable explanations of many elusive points which have worried the experts.« less