GILL, Eric

‘Bird on Bough’ and ‘Frightened Young Man’ by Eric Gill

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Eric Gill Two Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

Two wood engravings printed on one sheet as published by Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’.  There are some soft handling marks,otherwise in very good condition.

Image Size 130 x 200 mm
Page size 210 x 310 mm

 

 

Item details

‘Bird on Bough with Parsons Hat’             (Physick 686, Cleverdon 389, 53)
Decorative border on pages 34, 64,92, Volume lV of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.

‘Frightened Young Man with What he Wanted in a Cage’           (Physick 688, Cleverdon 390, 53) 

Decorative borders on pages 85,117, Volume lV of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.

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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