GILL, Eric

‘Naked Pygmy’ and ‘Naked Boy’ by Eric Gill

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Eric Gill Two Wood Engravings on One Sheet.

Two wood engravings printed on one sheet as published by Douglas Cleverdon edition Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’.  The sheet has some soft handling marks,otherwise in very good condition.

Image Size 200 x 110 mm
Page size 210 x 310 mm

 

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‘Naked Pygmy Looking up to Naked Girl’           (Physick 691, Cleverdon 383, 54)
Decorative border on pages 20,40,110, Volume lV of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.

‘Naked Boy Looking up to Hermaphrodite’          (Physick 692, Cleverdon 394, 54)
Decorative border on pages 21,41. Volume lV of Chaucer’s ‘Canterbury Tales’, Golden Cockerel Press, 1929. No.63 of the publications of the Golden Cockerel Press.

The woodcuts were subsequently printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition, page 54 ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size.

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