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 ‘99’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 114 x 70mm (4.5 x 2.75 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 483,Cleverdon 200, 99: Proof of an illustration to face page 16 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 99 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. There was also a signed limited edition of 15 .