Private press books from the collection of Evan Gill by Eric Gill

Collection of seven books belonging to Evan Gill, the younger brother and biographer of the artist Eric Gill.


Details

Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£14,000 ( Total: £110,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
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.

Artists include

Provenance

The artist; Evan Gill; Julia Hasler and Yvonne Ayres.

Venue details

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft Lodge Hill Lane, DITCHLING East Sussex BN6 8SP 01273 844 744 www.ditchlingmuseumartcraft.org.uk

Entry details

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