GILL, Eric

Eric Gill wood engraving ‘The Plait’ Portrait of Petra, the artist’s daughter.

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Description

An original copper engraving printed from the original block for Engravings by Eric Gill’.  Signed in reverse to lower margin on 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 ‘48’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.

Image size 170 x 110mm  (7 x 4 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm  (12 x 9.75 inches)

 

 

 

 

Item details

Reference: Physick 195, Ditchling 166, 48.   Cut in 1922.The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 14 of ‘Wood Engravings’ No.44 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1924; as plate 48 of   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

 

 

 

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