An original wood 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 ‘88’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 68 x 64mm (2.75 x 2.5 inches)
Sheet size 340 x 250mm (13 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Reference Physick 372; Ditchling 94, 88: Proof of an illustration to face page 10 of ‘Id Quod Visum Placet’ by the artist, printed by the Golden Cockerel Press, for the author, Abergavenny 1926. The block was subsequently used for illustration on plate 88 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. Also titled ‘Flying Buttresses at St.Pierre’s, Chartres & Bleriot’s Monoplane.’ There was also a signed and numbered edition of 15 copies.