GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Child and Nurse’ signed.



Eric Gill wood engraving made in 1916. Not numbered, but signed in pencil ‘Eric G’, Trimmed close to margin. Mounted and hinged along top. Fox mark on the mount near image. Framed in a plain gilt frame, not examined out of frame. Gilt on frame lightly scratched.

Sheet size 4.1 x 4.3cm; (1.75 x 1 .75 inches)

Frame size 38 x 28cm (15 x 11 inches)



Item details

Reference: Physick 67: Made in 1916. Physick states the wood engraving was used as an illustration on page 2 of ‘Concerning Dragons’, a rhyme by pepler, No.9 of the publications of St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 20 of ‘God and the Dragon’, rhymes by Peplar, St. Dominic’s Press publication. Number 15, 1917; On page 26 of ‘Nisi Dominus’ rimes by Pepler  publication Number 29, 1919.


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