GILL, Eric

Eric Gill two wood engravings ‘Chaucer Writing’ and ‘Chaucer and Cupid’

£145.00

Description

Eric Gill  wood engravings, both designed as borders titled ‘Chaucer Writing’ and Chaucer and Cupid‘, printed on one sheet.  Printed from the original block for Engravings by Eric Gill’.  Published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. One of 400 copies printed on paper specially manufactured for this edition with the number ‘95’ in top right corner as issued. Very good.  Not mounted / matted.

Both are: Image size 175 x 40 mm  (7 x 1.5 inches)

Sheet size 310 x 250mm  (12 x 9.75 inches)

 

 

Item details

‘Chaucer and Cupid’  Reference: Physick 443, Cleverdon 161, 95: Proof of a decorative border on pages 2,106,176,234, of Chaucer’s ‘Troilus and Criseyde’, number 50 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. 1926. The block was subsequently used as an illustration on plate 95 of   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

‘Chaucer Writing’ Reference: Physick 444, Cleverdon 162, 95: Proof of a decorative border on pages 79 of Chaucer’s ‘Troilus and Criseyde’, number 50 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. 1926. The block was subsequently used as an illustration on plate 95 of   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. There was also a in edition of 10 signed numbered copies.  There were two varients of this design were used to illustrate pp.243. and 310.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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