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 ‘69’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 176 x 110mm (7 x 4.5 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference Physick 296; 25; 69. Head and shoulders looking right. 1924. The block was subsequently used for illustration as plate 69 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’ published by Douglas Cleverdon in 1929. Physic also states that Gill did an edition of 25 signed and numbered by the artist.Physick states that Gill did an edition of 50 signed and numbered by the artist.