GILL, Eric

‘Girl in Spray’ and ‘Young Man in Spray’ by Eric Gill

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Eric Gill Two Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

Two wood engravings on one sheet printed from the original block by Gill and Hague. Printed on machine made paper and unsigned as issued. There is one very light fox mark near the woman’s left foot-see photo although it is so light it may not be visible, otherwise in good condition.

Sheet size 210 x 310 mm

 

Item details

The wood engravings were originally cut for Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’ published by ‘The Golden Cockerel Press in 1929. The edition was number 63 in the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press. Even today, it is highly prized by collectors. It is a set of four large books.

‘Girl in Spray, Black Petticoat’    (Physick 640, Cleverdon 343,42)
Decorative border on pages 53,79,159, Vol.lll of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.
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‘Young Man in Spray, Black Petticoat.’   (Physick 641, Cleverdon 344,42)
Decorative border on pages 24,52,78,78,106,158,182 Vol.lll; Page 94 vol.lV of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.

An original wood engravings by Gill from the 1934 Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’ published by Faber & Faber Ltd. These woodcuts were printed in an edition size of 400 copies.

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