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The engraved work of Eric Gill [in the Victoria and Albert Museum].

Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington. Department of Prints and Drawings

The engraved work of Eric Gill [in the Victoria and Albert Museum].

by Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington. Department of Prints and Drawings

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Published by H.M. Stationery Office in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGill, Eric, 1882-1940
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17917629M

  Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft Pencil study: Eric Gill, The Plait, Gill would have been thrilled; as early as , in a text open at an “Epilogue on Trousers”, he had written that “men have got to rid themselves of the preposterous no­­tions that trousers are especially a male garment and that skirts are specially for. A chance encounter with Eric Gill on the London to Cambridge train led to Stone spending a fortnight with Gill at Piggotts in Speen, Buckinghamshire engraving an alphabet on wood. [2] In he moved to Taunton, where he spent two years working at the printing firm of Barnicott & Pearce, a very different experience from his time in Cambridge. [1].

Gill himself pointed out that he was not strictly dependent on the Trajan lettering, in a letter to the Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum in June I'm sorry the E and F of the incised capitals have such short middle bars - I suffered a reaction at the time against the Trajan snobbery of the Art Schools. Eric Gill () was a sculptor, engraver and typeface designer. Initially he was interested in wood engraving as a medium for experimenting with alphabet and letter design, but he soon realised the broader possibilities it presented for illustration.

Arthur Eric Rowton Gill ARA (/ ɡ ɪ l /; 22 February – 17 November ) was an English sculptor, typeface designer, and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts religious views and subject matter contrast with his sexual behaviour, including his erotic art, and (as mentioned in his own diaries) his extramarital affairs and sexual abuse of his Born: Arthur Eric Rowton Gill, 22 February , . University of Notre Dame Eric Gill Collection 1 an introduction to the Eric Gill Special Collection Eric Gill () was an English engraver, sculptor, typographer, and writer who lived and worked in and near London. The University of Notre Dame collection includes over 2, items of Eric Gill’s work: books, pamphlets, broadsides.


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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 4/5(1). The Engraved Work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum contains a representative selection of the artists engravings depicting both religious and secular subjects ranging in date from until the artist's death in In Mrs Mary Gill, widow of Eric Gill, generously gave to the V&A her husbands file copies of his engravings which comprised virtually the whole of his work.

The book was designed so that the pages could be removed and used as templates for students and amateur artisans. These three reliefs (featured in the new display) were given by Gill to the V and A in for the use of students at the Royal College of Art, foreshadowing the continuous influence of Gill's work on letter cutters and calligraphers.

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A selection ( illustrations) of the engraved work of Eric Gill taken from the V&A Museum Collection, with an introduction to the work byTrenchard Cox, Director of the V&A at that time. Soft covers, p, b&w illustrations. The book is in VG+ condition: bright, clean, intact, no foxing, no inscriptions.

Seller Inventory # Get this from a library. The engraved work of Eric Gill. [Eric Gill; John Frederick Physick; Victoria and Albert Museum.; Pendragon House,; W. & J. Mackay Limited,] -- "In Mrs. Mary Gill, widow of Eric Gill, generously gave to the Victoria and Albert Museum her husband's file copies of his engravings; this valuable gift comprised virtually the whole of his.

A catalogue, based on Gill's personal reference file of his work, given to the Victoria and Albert Museum by Mary Gill in At head of title: Victoria and Albert Museum. Description: vii, pages ; 22 cm: Series Title: Large Picture Book, no. Other Titles: Catalogue of the engraved work of Eric Gill: Responsibility: by J.F.

Physick. Eric Gill: The sculpture. London,p.cat. Trusted, Marjorie, Baroque & Later Ivories, Victoria & Albert Museum, London,cat.

Labels and date. Gill is said to have carved this piece during a train journey from London to his home in Wales. He rarely worked in ivory, and only three small pieces by him are known.

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"This Picture Book contains reproductions of engravings on wood. Describes and reproduces of Gill's file copies of his engravings given to the Victoria and Albert Museum by his widow. With note by Trenchard Cox. Well preserved copy.

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In Mrs Mary Gill, widow of Eric Gill, generously gave to the Victoria and Albert Museum her husband's file copies of his engravings; this valuable gift comprised virtually the whole of his work as an engraver on wood and metal.

This rare art book on Eric Gill contains a representative selection of his varied achievement as an engraver, depicting both religious and. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 8vo. cloth, dust jacket.

vii, + 1 pages. ISBN: none.ERIC GILL British Eric Gill, wood engraver, sculptor and typographer was born in Brighton, Sussex. Inwhilst in London training under W.H Caroe, the architect to the Ecclesiastical Commissioner, he attended evening classes at Central School of Arts and Crafts and studied letter design under Edward Johnston.Author of Georgian furniture, Guide to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of musical instruments, The Victoria & Albert Museum's textile collection, Costume illustration, A picture book of bookbindings, Porcelain figures, A picture book of Roman alphabets Engraved Work of Eric Gill by Victoria and Albert Museum 4 editions.