ERIC GILL – Female nude, seated (May Reeves), 1938
Wood engraving
Sheet size: 220 x 135 mm
Edition: Size of edition unknown – Signed in plate
A portrait of May Reeves, one of Gill's many mistresses; she lived in a caravan in the garden of the Gill household at Pigott's. Original wood engraving, signed with the artist's monogrammed initials in the block. From 25 Nudes, 1937, printed from the wood blocks by Gill and his son-in-law René Hague. The prints for 25 Nudes were never separately editioned. Ref: P.955 Condition: Excellent.