GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Madonna and Child’

£160.00

Description

An original wood engraving printed in red ink from the original woodblock 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 ’37’ on top margin as issued. In very good condition. Not mounted/ matted.

Image size 170 x 110mm  (6.5 x 4 inches)
Sheet size 330 x 260mm  (13 x 10 inches

 

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 154; Ditchling 124, 38. Proof of a design for a poster, 1919. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 5 of ‘Wood-Engravings’, No.44 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1924; as plate 37 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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