An original wood engraving printed from the original block for ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’. Initialled in reverse to lower corner of margin in plate. 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 ‘61’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 223 x 155 mm (8.75 x 6.25 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 270 , Ditchling 240, 65 . Mrs. Williams [of Ditchling]. Portrait Head, right profile. 1924. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 24 of ‘Wood Engravings’, No.44 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1924; plate 61 in ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. Signed in reverse in lower left corner.