GILL, Eric

Eric Gill Wood Engravings ‘Man Throwing Spear’  and  ‘Two Men With Spears’

£70.00

Description

Two Eric Gill wood engravings on One Sheet.

The two wood engravings printed on one sheet are titled ‘Man Throwing Spear’  and  ‘Two Men With Spears’ . The wood engravings 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 180 X 100mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm

 

Item details

‘Man Throwing Spear.’
(Physick 449, Cleverdon 167, 13)

Decorative border of pages 68,180,232, 278, 296 of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde’ No. 50 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927.
 and  
‘Two Men With Spears’
(Physick 450, Cleverdon 168, 13)

Decorative border of pages 51,67,97,181,233, 279, 297 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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