GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Ascension’

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Description

Eric Gill wood engraving printed from the original woodblock 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 ’32’ on top margin as issued. Signed in block.  Very good. Not mounted/ matted.

Image size 140 x 87 mm (5.5 x 3.5inches)
Sheet size 330 x 260mm  (13 x 10 inches)

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 140; Ditchling 113, 32.   Proof of an illustration on page 31, volume ll, number 2 of ‘The Game’ published by the St. Dominic’s Press, 1918. The block was subsequently used as Plate 32 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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