GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Madonna and Child: The Shrimp’

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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 ’51’ on top margin as issued.  Very good. Not mounted/ matted.

Image size 90 x 65mm  (3.5 x 2.5 inches)
Sheet size 330 x 260mm  (13 x 10 inches)

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 209 , Ditchling 179, 51 Proof of a Christmas Card , 1922. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 16 of  ‘Wood Engravings’ publication 44, 1924; on Plate 51 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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