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 ‘41’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 200 x 40mm (8 x 2 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 172, Ditchling 143, 14. Proof 1920. The design was originally cut on one block and printed in three colours. The block was subsequently used as plate 41 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.