Gill probably carved this nude female torso directly from the stone without making a preliminary model, as was his preferred method of working.
Dryad by Eric Gill, 1925
© The Higgins Bedford
- 21 x 14 x 5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £5,000 ( Total: £20,155; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Mrs B A Stainton
This work exemplifies the artist's feeling for the texture of the stone and his fascination with the human body.