GILL, Eric

Eric Gill ‘Crucifix, Robed’ rare proof

£575.00

Description

Eric Gill very rare proof wood engraving made in 1923. Printed on thin japon paper hinged/ glued onto thick wove paper. Due to the nature of the thin tissue paper on which the print is printed on, the sheet is creased, the same as the supportive paper underneath. Very Rare-see details below.

Size 3  1/8 x 1  7/8 inches (80 x 50mm)

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 258.(D 228)  Physick states’ The artist had no impression of this subject but recorded details of it on this sheet of paper which he placed in his file. For a proof of the wood engraving in the Department of P & D given by Mr.Douglas Cleverdon.

 

Provenance: Residue of the Golden Cockerel collection. Purchased at Bonham’s, Sale no. 20751 in 2013

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