GILL, Eric

Eric Gill copper engraving ‘Adam and Eve in heaven; or the Public-House in Paradise’

£175.00

Description

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)

 

 

Item details

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 .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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