GILL, Eric

Eric Gill ‘The Knight’s Tale’

£145.00

Description

Eric Gill woodengraving for Chaucer’ Canterbury Tales. Printed by Gill and Hague from the original block in 1934. Unsigned as issued in the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’ . The sheet is some light foxing in the margins and one very faint fox mark near the image which is diffcilut to photograph, else good.

Image Size 200 x 140 mm  (11 x 7.7 inches)
Paper size 210 x 310 mm  (12 x 9 inches)

Item details

The wood engraving wasmade for page 31, volume 1 of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, published by The Golden Cockerel Press,1929.The woodcut was printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, page 26, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.

(Ref:Physick 540, Cleverdon 256,26)

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