Eric Gill original copper 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 ‘73’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 65 x 95mm (2.5 x 3.75 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference Physick 320; Ditchling 43, 73: Proof of an illustration on page 20 of ‘The Song of Songs’, published by the Golden Cockerel Press, 1925. The block was subsequently used for illustration on plate 73 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.