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The Grave, A Poem

Illustrated by William Blake (English, 1757–1827), Engraved by Luigi Schiavonetti (Italian, 1765–1810), Portrait(s) designed by Thomas Phillips (English, 1770–1845), Author Robert Blair (English, 1699–1746), Publisher Robert Hartley Cromek (1771–1812), Printer Thomas Bensley (English, about 1760–1835)

Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 36 x 30 x 1.7 cm (14 3/16 x 11 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 14 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: T. Bensley for R. H. Cromek, 1808) Large quarto; xiv, 36 pp. [2 ff.], plus 14 plates; later nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped red morocco, red marbled paper boards (red cloth case).

London: T. Bensley for R. H. Cromek, 1808


Mrs. Arthur Nisula, Cohasset, MA, from whom purchased by MFA, March 20, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund