Eric Gill original copper engraving printed from the original block for ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’. Published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. One of 400 copies printed on paper specially manufactured for this edition with the number ‘98’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 113 x 68 mm (4.5 x 2.75 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 480,Cleverdon 197, 96: Proof of an illustration to face page 1 of ‘Art & Love’ by the artist, printed by the Golden Cockerel Press, for Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol, 1928. 1927. The block was subsequently used as an illustration on plate 98 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. There was also a signed limited edition of 15 .