A signed wood engraving by Eric Gill which is printed on hand made japon paper, possibly mulberry paper. Signed in pencil in lower right margin. In very good condition.
Image size 70 x 40 mm
Paper size 110 x 85 mm
Provenance: Residue of the Golden Cockerel collection. Purchased at Bonham’s, Sale no. 20751.
Reference: Physick 577, Cleverdon 289, C,33: The wood engraving was cut in 1929 and subsequently used as page 33, in Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’ printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934.
This wood engraving was exhibited in the Ditchling Museum exhibition ‘Eric Gill: The Body’ in 2017 and consequently framed by them