Eric Gills Masterpieces of Wood Engraving

ISBN: 9780486482057
Artist(s): Eric Gill
Author(s): David A. Berona (Editor)
Format: Paperback
Edition: -
Year published: May 2013
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publisher Location: New York
Total Pages: 128
Illustrations: Includes over 250 illustrations

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This Eric Gill collection unites the finest woodcuts of one of the twentieth century’s most creative and prolific English artists. Ranging from the religious to the erotic, the engravings include images inspired by The Song of Songs, The Canterbury Tales, and The Four Gospels.

Eric Gill was a sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter, and engraver. In addition to designing such well-known typefaces as Joanna, Perpetua, and Gill Sans, he produced illustrations for more than a hundred books. The first affordable edition to showcase Gill’s wood engravings, this volume constitutes a feast for the eyes as well as an important and accessible reference work for artists, designers, crafters, and bibliophiles.

Contains mature content.


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