GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘Spoil Bank Crucifix’

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An original 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 ’38’ on top right corner of margin as issued. Very good. Not mounted/ matted.

Image size 52 x 76mm  (2 x 3 inches)
Sheet size 330 x 250mm  (13 x 10 inches)

 

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 157; Ditchling 127, 38. Proof of a design originally printed on a slip inserted in volume lll, Number 2 of ‘The Game’ published by St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling,Sussex, Advent 1919. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 39 of ‘Wood-Engraving’ by R.John Beedham, No.10 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, 1920; on page 17 of Wood-Engravings’ St. Dominic’s Press publication No.44, 1924; as plate 38 in   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

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