Collection of seven books belonging to Evan Gill, the younger brother and biographer of the artist Eric Gill.
Private press books from the collection of Evan Gill by Eric Gill
© Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft
- Art Fund grant:
- £14,000 ( Total: £110,000)
- Acquired in:
- Julia Hasler and Yvonne Ayers
Eric Gill lived in Ditchling during the most important years of his career, 1907-1924, during which he extended his skills as a letter cutter into sculpture and engraving. Collection includes: 1) 'Sculpture' by Eric Gill, 1924, St Dominic's Press; 2.) 'Wood Engravings' by Eric Gill, 1919, St Dominic's Press; 3.) 'Art and Love' by Eric Gill, 1928, Douglas Cleverdon Press; 4.) 'Engravings' by Eric Gill, 1929, Douglas Cleverdon Press; 5.) 'Clothes' by Eric Gill, 1931, Jonathan Cape Press; 6.) 'The Lord's Sons' by Eric Gill, 1934, Golden Cockrell Press; 7.) 'Constant Mistress' by Enid Clay, 1934, Golden Cockrell Press.
The artist; Evan Gill; Julia Hasler and Yvonne Ayres.
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