I saw today on Roger Ebert's Blog that it is William Blake's Birthday!
I knew vaguely about William Blake from my college days, but just recently I became interested in finding out more about his work because of this man:
So thanks to Spooks (MI-5) and the character of Lucas North, played by RICHARD ARMITAGE now I know more about Blake's work and find his artwork especially interesting:
William Blake (1757-1827) was a fascinating figure and ahead of his time. Find out more about him HERE.
(photos from RichardArmitageNet)