GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Man Shooting Arrow, Bird with Parson’s Hat’

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Eric Gill Wood Engraving.

An original wood engraving printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon editionEngravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’. The wood engraving was printed by Gill and Hague and published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. The sheet does have some light foxing in margins and three faint fox marks near the image. Most of the fox marks can be mounted out when framed,  otherwise in very good condition.
Image size 200 x 100mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm

Item details

Reference: Physick 699, Cleverdon 401, 1.  

The wood engraving was originally cut to be a decorative border on pages 109 of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’ No. 63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927.The woodcut was subsequently printed from the original woodblock page 1, for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.

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