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Auguries of Innocence

1959
Illustrated by Leonard Baskin (American, 1922–2000), Author William Blake (English, 1757–1827)


Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Fern-O'Sullivan 370-377; Artist & the Book 15

Dimensions

Overall: 23.4 x 15 x 0.2 cm (9 3/16 x 5 7/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.753

Medium or Technique

Book illustrated with nine wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Philadelphia: The Gehenna Press for The Print Club of Philadelphia, 1959) 23.4 cm; [8 ff.]; publisher’s original gray paper wrappers with printed label on upper cover (cream-colored manila folder, green cloth spine).


Philadelphia: The Gehenna Press for The Print Club of Philadelphia, 1959

Signed

Pen and black ink below colophon "Leonard Baskin"

Provenance

1971, year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser, Newton, MA to the MFA. (Accession date: January 12, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser

Copyright

© The Estate of Leonard Baskin