dress Eric Gill. Prints and drawings.
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Eric Gill, R.E. 1882-1940.

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Fine Prints.

Religious Images

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Adeste Fideles. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 72. 2 x 2 (sheet 2 3/8 x 2 3/8). As published in Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn and elsewhere. Printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil. $1,250. Another proof, before letterpress, unsigned. $750. A third proof with letterpress, "Christmas Greetings" $500.

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Animals All: WHO WERE THE FIRST TO CRY NOWELL ANIMALS ALL AS IT BEFELL. 1916. Woodcut. Physick 50. 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 (5 x 3 7/16). As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929. Printed on simili-Japan paper. Signed in pencil. $1,250.

Animals All: WHO WERE THE FIRST TO CRY NOWELL ANIMALS ALL AS IT BEFELL. 1916. Woodcut. Physick 51. 14 7/8 x 16 3/8 (sheet 25 x 27 ). No published edition. Folds and repaired tears in the margins, outside the image. Unobtrusive printing folds in the image. Printed on simili-Japan paper. Unsigned. A strong, well-inked impression of this extremely rare image. Housed in a 26 1/4 x 28 1/2-inch dark brown wood frame. $3,750.

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The Blessed Trinity with the Blessed Virgin. 1921. Wood engraving. Physick 181. 3 x 3 5/8 (sheet 3 9/16 x 5 1/8). Based upon a drawing by Elizabeth Gill. Printed on cream wove paper. Unsigned. $575.

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Cantet nunc 'lo' (Now sing 'lo'). 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 77. 2 x 2 (sheet 2 1/2 x 2 1/2). As published in Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn and elsewhere. Printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil. $1,250.

Cantet nunc 'lo'. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 77. 2 x 2 (sheet 2 1/2 x 2 1/2). As published in Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn and elsewhere. Printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil. $1,250. Another proof printed on fine wove paper. 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 (sheet 2 9/16 x 2 9/16). Originally published in Adeste Fideles a Christmas Hymn and elsewhere. Unsigned. $450.

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Cantet nunc 'lo'. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 75. 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 (sheet 4 1/8 x 3 1/4). Printed with letterpress as a Christmas card on simili-Japan paper. Unsigned. $400.

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Christmas Gifts: Dawn: PAX HOMINIBUS BONAE VOLUNTATIS. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 80. 2 13/16 x 3 9/16 (sheet 3 1/8 x 3 3/4). As published in The Game volume I, no. 2 and in Nisi Dominus. Printed on cream wove paper. Signed in pencil. $1,250. Another unsigned proof, $500.

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Crucifix With a Crown of Thorns (late state). 1922. Wood engraving. Physick 197. 8 x 3 1/8 (sheet 8 13/16 x 3 11/16). Proof printed on Japanese mulberry paper. $1,250.

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Madonna and Child. 1924. Three engravings printed in reddish brown ink on copper, all printed on a single sheet of white wove paper. Physick 302. 1 5/ 8 x 7/8. Edition 50, #43. Etched after a drawing by the artist's daughter, Elizabeth. Physick 303. 1 5/8 x 1 3/16. Edition 50, #38. Etched after a drawing by the artist's daughter, Joanna. Physick 304. 1 5/8 x 7/8. Edition 50, #42. Etched after a drawing by the artist's daughter, Petra. Each engraving signed and numbered in pencil. A charming trio of family-themed works. It is rare to find Gill engravings printed in this manner. $2,250.

Madonna and Child With Arms Outstretched. 1922. Wood engraving. Physick 215. 4 x 1 3/4 (sheet 6 x 4 1/2). A fine impression printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Unsigned; annotated 'last' in pencil. Housed in a stunning 14 x 11-inch black and gold wood frame. $1,750.

Mother and Child. 1923. Wood engraving. Physick 216. 2 5/8 x 1 3/16 (sheet 3 1/4 x 1 3/4). Created as a bookplate for the Rev. Desmond Chute and used as an illustration in the Mistress of Vision by Francis Thompson, Ditchling: St. Dominic's Press, 1918. A fine impression printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed in pencil. Housed in an 8 1/2 x 8-inch silver, gold and black hexagonal frame. $1,250.

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Nativity with Midwife, St. Joseph Standing. 1913. Wood engraving. Physick 14. 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 (sheet 2 5/8 x 2 3/4). Design for a Christmas Card. Printed on cream wove paper. Laid onto a paper mount along the top sheet edge. Signed and annotated with a '+' in pencil. $750.

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Resurrection: EGO SUM RESURRECTIO ET VITA. 1934. Wood engraving. Physick 866. 4 1/8 x 2 1/8 (sheet 5 x 3). Letterpress verso: 'DAVID WHITEMAN PEPLER 23 OCT. 1905 2 SEPT. 1934 DONA EI REQUIEM INVENUMUS EUM IN CAMPIS SILVAE'. Printed as a memorial card, apart from the illustration for The Passion of Our Lord. Extremely scarce in this printing. Printed on cream wove paper. Unsigned. $450.

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St. Mark. 1934. Wood engraving. Physick 870. 6 11/16 x 4 1/16 (sheet 7 5/16 x 4 3/4). Printed on bluish-gray wove paper as a holiday card. Printed on the inside reads, 'Happy Christmas and New Year from Mary Gill', typeface. Annotated 'Our love to you, and from all the family,' in pen on the back of the front cover. From the Aldine Bible. Unsigned. $350.

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St. Mark. 1934. Wood engraving. Physick 870. 6 5/8 x 4 1/16 (sheet 7 3/8 x 9 1/2). Printed on light gray wove paper as a holiday card. Printed on the outside cover of the card reads, 'Happy Christmas & New Year From Mary Gill'. The image of St. Mark is printed on the inside. Written on the back of the card in ink reads 'My love to you both. I will be waiting. MG.' $1,500.

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St. Matthew. 1934. Wood engraving. Physick 869. 6 x 3 1/2 (sheet 8 13/16 x 5 1/4). Issued as a Christmas card from Mary Gill. Annotated, 'My love to you both and the family. MG' in ink. Illustrated for the Aldine Bible. Printed on cream wove 'England 1945' watermarked paper with two sides deckle edges. $450.

Spoil Bank Crucifix. 1919. Wood engraving. Physick 157. 2 x 3 (sheet 4 x 4 3/8). Printed on simili-Japan paper. Initialed in pencil. $575.

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Virgin and Child. 1931. Wood engraving. Physick 827. 5 3/4 x 2 3/4 (sheet 8 1/16 x 3 7/16). Proof printed on simili-Japan paper with one side deckle edge. Unsigned. $275.

Another signed proof printed on white wove paper. Initialed, dated and annotated 'Greetings from Eric and Mary Gill' in pencil. $975.

Secular Images: Proofs.

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Castle and Trees. 1923. Wood engraving. Physick 254.i/ii. 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 (sheet 2 9/16 x 1 7/8). Printed on cream wove paper. Unsigned. $350.

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Man and Girl on Way to Church. 1927. Wood engraving. Physick 427. 7 x 1 1/8 (sheet 8 7/8 x 4). Used as a wedding invitation for Petra Gill and Denis Tegetmeier; January 7, 1930. This invitation is addressed to 'Mr. and Mrs. H.D.C. Pepler'. This image was used in Troilus and Criseyde, and is extremely scarce as an invitation. Printed on cream laid 'MADE IN ENGLAND' watermarked paper with two sides deckle edges. Slight foxing around the edge of the invitation, well outside the image and text. Unsigned. $1,000.

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Mother and Child [With Arms Outstretched]. 1936. Wood engraving. Physick 917. 3 3/4 x 2 5/16 (sheet 7 3/8 x 5 1/2). A fine impression printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed and numbered '5' and '605' in pencil. $2,000.

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Another proof, issued as a Christmas rememberance in 1941. The front cover reads, 'REMEMBERANCE from all at Pigotts CHRISTMAS 1941'. The Mother and Child [With Arms Outstretched] image is on the left hand side inside the card and the text of the right reads, 'The joy of our heart is ceased; our dancing is turned into mourning. The crown is fallen from our head; woe to us, because we have sinned. But thou, O Lord, shall remain for ever; thy throne from generation to generation. Convert us, O Lord, to thee, and we shall be converted; renew our days, as from the beginning.' Unsigned. $850.

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Parlers. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 85. 1 5/8 x 2 1/4 (sheet 4 1/2 x 5 1/16). Printed on Japanese mulberry laid paper. A fine impression of this rare image. Unsigned. $500.

Semicircular Device. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 77. 1 1/8 x 3 5/8 (sheet 1 13/16 x 4 5/16). Mounted on a backing sheet. Printed on Japanese mulberry laid paper. Initialed in pencil. Housed in a 12 1/2 x 14 x 2-inch gold wood frame. $1,250.

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Toilet. Proof. 1923. Wood engraving. Physick 256. 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 (sheet 5 5/8 x 4 1/8). Proof impression printed on Japanese mulberry laid paper. Unsigned. Housed in an 11 x 8 1/2 black wood frame. $600.

Secular Images: Prints Published by Douglas Cleverdon s

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Cartouche for Colophon. 1929. Woodcut. Physick 613. 2 1/4 x 3 5/16 (sheet 13 1/16 x 9 7/8). Printed for Douglas Cleverdon's Engravings by Eric Gill. Printed on cream wove paper. Unsigned. $75.

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Initial 'S' with Church. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 62. 1 x 1. Engraved for S. Dominic's press.

Device: Chalice and Host with O and A. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 54. 1 x 1. Originally published in 'Serving at Mass', compiled by Eric Gill (s. Dominic's Press, 1916).

Device: Gravestone with Angel: OLD / FREE- / MAN. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 61. 1 1/4 x 1 1/4. Published in 'Old Free-man,' by Matthew Stephenson (Everard Meynell, London, 1916). Subsequently used in publications of S. Dominic's Press (e.g., in 'The Game,' II, I, January, 1918).

Semi-circular Device: 273028292831 / A.D.MDCCCCXVI. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 77. 1 1/8 x 3 5/8. Made for S. Dominic's Press, but wasn't used.

Circular Device: 273028292831 / AD / MCM / XV / I. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 78. 1 1/2 x 1 1/2. Originally published in 'The Game,' I, 2, December, 1916. A pen beneath '2730' refers to the work of Edward Johnston on pages 27 and 30; a printer's dabber beneath '2829' to H.D.C. Pepler's on pages 28 and 29; and a graver beneath '2831' to Eric Gill's on pages 28 and 31.

All five images printed upon the full sheet of cream wove paper. There is slight foxing throughout the sheet, not effecting the images. As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929. Unsigned. $225.

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Device: Spray of Leaves. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 108. 1 x 1 3/8. Printed for a funeral card and subsequently used for other purposes by S. Dominic's press.

Device: Stalk with Leaves. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 109. 7/8 x 1. Printed for a funeral card and subsequently used for other purposes by S. Dominic's press.

Device: Initial letter 'O' with Speedwell. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 110. 1 1/8 x 1 1/8. Printed for a funeral card and subsequently used for other purposes by S. Dominic's press.

Device: Paschal Lamb. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 192. Originally printed in The Game, Volume I, Number 31 and elsewhere.

Device: Axe and Block. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 135. 1 1/2 x 1 1/2. Originally printed in The Game, volume II, Number 1; and Woodwork, by A. Romney Green (S. Dominic's press, 1918).

Device: Hangman's Rope. 1917. Wood engraving. Physick 136. 1 1/2 x 2 1/2. Originally printed in The Game, volume II, Number 1; and Woodwork, by A. Romney Green (S. Dominic's press, 1918).

All six wood engravings printed on one sheet of cream wove paper, as published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929. Unsigned. $175.

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Dumb-Driven Cattle. 1915. Wood engraving. Physick 36. 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 (sheet 13 1/8 x 9 15/16). Originally published in 'The Devil's Devices,' by Douglas Pepler (The Hampshire House Workshops, London, 1915). The first 200 copies of the edition of 1,500 were numbered and signed. Two editions of the engravings only (consisting of 15 and 33 sets at 31/6 and 15/- a set respectivly) were issued in the same year. As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929. Printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper. Initialed in the block. $175.

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Initial 'S' with Church. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 62. 1 x 1. Engraved for S. Dominic's press.

Chalice and Host with Candles. 1916. Woodcut. Physick 53. 1 1/4 x 1.

Hog in a Triangle. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 58. 1 1/8 x 3/4.

DP and Cross. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 64. 1 1/4 x 3/8.

Chalice and Host. 1916. Wood engraving. Physick 65. 1 7/16 x 3/4.

All five images printed upon cream laid paper with one side deckle edge (8 x 4 7/8). Unsigned. $175 for the sheet.

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Sculpture: I. 1923. Wood engraving. Physick 227. 3 x 1 1/2 (sheet 13 1/16 x 9 7/8). This is the second state of the engraving, as indicated by the lines cut into dots in the limbs.

Sculpture: II. 1923. Wood engraving. Physick 228. 3 x 2 (sheet 13 1/16 x 9 7/8). Originally published in Sculpture, by Eric Gill (2nd edition, S. Dominic's Press, 1923). Printed on the title page and cover for Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929. $175.

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Skaters. 1926. Engraving on copper. Physick 368.ii. 4 1/4 x 4 1/2 (sheet 6 13/16 x 6 1/4). This is the second state of the engraving, as indicated by the ballet skirts worn by each skater. (In the first state, the skaters were completely nude.) Skaters was based upon a photograph in the 'Daily Mirror' of two men skating. As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929. Printed on Japanese mulberry paper. $500.

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Triangular Device: Cavalry. 1915. Wood engraving. Physick 44. 1 1/4 x 3 1/4. As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929.

Triangular Device: Five Stalks of Leaves. 1915. Wood engraving. Physick 39. 3 1/4 x 2. As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929.

Triangular Device: Ship. 1915. Wood engraving. Physick 41. 2 x 2 1/2. As published in Engravings by Eric Gill Douglas Cleverdon, Birmingham, England, 1929.

All three prints printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper (13 1/8 x 9 15/16). Unsigned. $225.

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