GILL, Eric

Eric Gill Original Prints titled ‘Venus Instructrix Artis Amoris’ and ‘Lovers in Tree’

£75.00

Description

Two Eric Gill wood engravings on One Sheet.

The two wood engravings are printed on one sheet are titled ‘Venus Instructrix Artis Amoris’ and  ‘Lovers in Tree’. The wood engravings are unsigned 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 180 X 90mm
Sheet size 310 x 250mm

 

Item details

‘Venus Instructrix Artis Amoris.’
(Physick 453, Cleverdon 171, 14)

Decorative border on pages 110 & 112, Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde’ No. 50 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927.

AND

‘Lovers in Tree.’
(Physick 454, Cleverdon 172, 14)

Decorative border on pages 61, 87, & 213, 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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