Eric Gill original proof wood engraving printed on fine hand-made wove paper. 1934. Signed by the artist in pencil and numbered 3/20.
Image size 7.4 x 3.1cms, (3 x 2 inches)
paper size 22 x 14cms (8.75 x 5.75 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 867: (557) Wood engraving which was used on the title-page of The Constant Mistress, by Enid Clay, Gill’s sister, published by the Golden Cockerel Press in 1934. Physick also states that the edition was 20 copies only and were sold for £1.10 by the artist.