GILL, Eric

Eric Gill signed wood engraving ‘Adam and Eve’.



Eric Gill wood engraving made in 1917. Numbered indistinctly and signed in pencil ‘Eric Gill’. Glued at top edged to a sheet of hand made dark brown paper. Not mounted/ matted.

Image Size 5.5 x 3 cm (1.25 x 2.25 inches)

Sheet size 28 x 20cm (11 x 7.75 inches)

Item details

Reference:  Physick 87.  Proof of an illustration on page 40 of God and the Dragon’ rhymes by Pepler, Number 15 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1917. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 55 of ‘Nisi Dominus’ rimes by Pepler,  St .Dominic’s Press publication Number 29, 1919; on page 13 of ‘Wood Engravings’ publication Number 44, 1924; on plate 13 of ‘ Engravings of Eric Gill’ published by Douglas Cleverdon, 1929.


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