A proof wood engraving, signed ‘Eric G’ and numbered 17 of an edition of 25 . Printed on fine laid paper. Mounted with see through corner tabs.Fine printing with the edges of the block seen.
Image/ Block size 16 x 10 cm (6.5 x 4 inches)
sheet size 23.5 x 16cm (9.25 x 6.25 inches)
Provenance: Felix Dennis (1949-2014) Collection
Felix Dennis was an English publisher, poet, spoken-word performer and philanthropist. His company, Dennis Publishing, pioneered computer and hobbyist magazine publishing in the United Kingdom. One of the three editors of ‘Oz’ Magazine.
Reference: Physick 720 (420) Proof for an illustration on page 162 of ‘Clothes’ published in 1931. The block was subsequently used for an illustration as plate 69 of ‘Engravings’ 1928-1933 by the artist, printed by Hague and Gill, published by Faber and Faber , 1934. by Jonathan Cape. Physick also sates that this is Clothes No.7 and the artist had priced this at £2.2s.