GILL, Eric

Eric Gill rare proof ‘Madonna and Child with Arms Outstretched’



Proof wood engraving by Eric Gill made in 1923. Designed and cut for a Christmas Card. Printed on soft thick japon paper which is crudely cut and has been attached with glue along top edge to another sheet of paper, the glue line can be seen in the photo. The sheet has a small dent in lower left near image and a couple of tiny ink/ spot marks in margin.

Block  Size  100 x 43mm (4 x 1.75 inches)

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


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Reference:  Physick 215, Cleverdon 184

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