GILL, Eric

Eric Gill Wood Engravings titled ‘Naked Girl Holding Branch’ and ‘Cupid, Bow on Tree’

£70.00

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Two Eric Gill Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

The wood engravings printed on one sheet are titled  Naked Girl Holding Branch‘ and ‘Cupid, Bow on Tree’ and were published by  Douglas Cleverdon in ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’.  The sheet has some soft handling marks, otherwise in very good condition.

Image size 190 x 100mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm

 

Item details

‘Naked Girl Holding Branch.’
(Physick 445, Cleverdon 163, 12)
Decorative border on pages 40,206, 248 of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde’ No. 50 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927.
‘Cupid, Bow on Tree’
(Physick 446, Cleverdon 164, 12)
Decorative border on pages 41, 50,135,207 of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde’ No. 50 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927.

The woodcuts were subsequently printed from the original woodblock 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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