An original wood engraving 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 ‘56’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 105 x 178mm (4 x 7 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 226 , Ditchling 195, 56. Proof of a design for the Ditchling Dramatic Club, 1923. The block was subsequently used for illustration as Plate 55 in ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.