ERIC GILL – Venus, 1924
Wood engraving
Sheet size: 320x240 mm
Image size: 135x45 mm
Edition: 300 – Unsigned
Original wood engraving by Eric Gill, printed from the block by Hague and Gill on wove paper, for the iconography Engravings 1928-1933 published by Faber & Faber in 1934. The edition has no stated limitation, but Gill scholars appear to agree on an edition of 300 copies. The engravings are printed on recto only, with blank versos. This is the 2nd and final state of "Venus", which was engraved for Clothing without Cloth. Ref: Physick 290. Condition: Excellent