GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Girl in Bath l’ [Portrait of Petra, the artists daughter]

£450.00

Description

An original wood engraving printed from the original block 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 ‘47’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.

Image size 107 x 112 mm  (4.5 x 4 inches)
Sheet size 340 x 250mm  (13 x 9.75 inches)

 

 

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 194 , Ditchling 165, 47.   Proof from the first block, 1922. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 26 of  ‘Wood Engravings’ publication No. 44 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s  Press, 1924; on Plate 47 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. Signed in reverse and lettered ‘P’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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