GILL, Eric

Eric Gill two wood engravings on one sheet: ‘S Helena’ and ‘S Angela Merici’

£110.00

Description

Two  wood engravings printed from the original blocks on one sheet for Engravings by Eric Gill’.  Both were made as book plates for his daughters Petra and Elizabeth 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 ‘50’ in top right corner as issued. Very good. Not mounted / matted.

Image size 115 x 78mm  (4.5 x 3 inches)
Sheet size 340 x 250mm  (13 x 9.75 inches)

 

 

 

 

Item details

‘S Helena’  Reference: Physick 204, Ditchling 174, 50  Proof of a book-plate for Petra Helen Gill, 1922. The block was subsequently used as plate 50 of   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

S Angela Merici Reference:   Physick 205 , Ditchling 175, 50  Proof of a book-plate for Elizabeth Angela Gill, 1922. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 30 of ‘Wood Engravings’ No.44 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1924; as plate 50 of   ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.

 

 

 

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