GILL, Eric

‘Charles Lambert Rutherston’ ex-Libris by Eric Gill

£125.00

Description

Eric Gill Ex-Libris Plate.

A wood engraved for an ex libris book plate for Charles Lambert Rutherston.Printed on thick paper the sheet has slight surface damage in left corner just outside image, else good.
Plate size 57 x 80mm (2.25 x 3 inches)
Sheet size (4 x5.5 inches)

 

Item details

Charles (1866–1927), who followed his father into the wool trade, was an important collector and left his entire collection to the Manchester City Art Gallery in 1925. Rutherston was the elder brother of the painter William Rothenstein who later became Principal of the Royal College of Art.

Reference: Physick 55

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