GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘ Madonna and Child with Angel; Madonna Knitting.’

£140.00

Description

Eric Gill wood engraving printed 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 9 on top margin as issued. Very good. Not mounted/ matted.

Image size 70 x 70mm (3 x 3 inches)
Sheet size 330 x 250mm (13 x 10 inches)

 

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 60, Ditchling 58, 9.  Proof to an illustration to ‘Mary sat A-Working’, a rhyme sheet by Pepler, published by St. Dominic’s Press, 1916. The block was subsequently used for illustration on the cover-title of ‘Song of the Dressmaker’ by Peplar, St. Dominic’s Press, 1923; as Plate 9 of for  ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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