GILL, Eric

‘Christ Washing Feet’ and ‘Christ, Peter and Malchus’ by Eric Gill

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Two Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

Two wood engravings  printed on one sheet from the original woodblocks by Eric Gill  and Hague. Printed on machine made paper and unsigned as issued. There are some soft handling marks otherwise in very good condition.

Sheet size 310 x 250mm

 

Item details

Two Wood Engavings ‘Christ Washing Peter’s Feet’ and ‘Christ, Peter and Malchus’

‘Christ Washing Peter’s Feet’
(Physick 819, Cleverdon 515,94)
Proof of an illustration embodying the initial word ‘And’ to St. John X1, 43 on page 244 of ‘The Four Gospels’. No.78 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1931.
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‘Christ, Peter and Malchus’
(Physick 821, Cleverdon 517,94)
Proof of an illustration embodying the initial word ‘Then’ to St. John XVlll, 10 on page 259 of ‘The Four Gospels’. No.78 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1931.

The woodcuts were subsequently printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.

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