GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Our Lady of Lourdes’

£200.00

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 ’40’ on top margin as issued. In very good condition. Not mounted/ matted.

Image size 30 x 110mm  (11.5 x 9.5 inches)
Sheet size 330 x 240mm  (13 x 10 inches

 

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 167, Ditchling 137, 40.  Proof 1920. The design was originally cut on one block and printed in three colours. The block was later cut into five sections, finally joined and printed in black, and was subsequently used as plate 40 of   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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