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 from the original blocks by Gill and Hague. Unsigned as 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   (7.5 x 3.5 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm  (12 x 9 inches)

 

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.

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‘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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