Eric Gill wood engraving made in 1916. Not numbered but signed in pencil ‘Eric G’. Trimmed close to the margins. Hinged at top edged to backing board.Framed in a plain gilt frame, not examined out of frame. Gilt on frame lightly scratched. Appears to be in good condition.
Size sheet size 4.1 x 4.3cm; (1.75 x 1 .75 inches)
Frame size 38 x 28cm (15 x11 inches)
Reference: Physick 68: Made in 1916. Physick states the wood engraving was used as an illustration on page 4 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 22 of ‘God and the Dragon’, rhymes by Peplar, St. Dominic’s Press publication. Number 15, 1917; On page 28 of ‘Nisi Dominus’ rimes by Pepler publication Number 29, 1919.