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The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ

  • Object:

    Wood engraving

  • Place of origin:


    England (made)

  • Date:

    1931 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eric Gill, born 1882 - died 1940 (artist)
    The Golden Cockerel Press (printers and publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood-engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.1039-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 27

Physical description

Working proofs (1 of 62, in volume) of an artisan book with wood-engraved typography, illustrations, etc.

Place of Origin


England (made)

Date

1931 (made)

Artist/maker

Eric Gill, born 1882 - died 1940 (artist)
The Golden Cockerel Press (printers and publishers)

Materials and Techniques

wood-engraving

Dimensions

Height: 13 in, Width: 9 in

Descriptive line

Eric Gill. Working proof (1 of 62 pages) for 'The Four Gospels of the Lord Jesus Christ'. Golden Cockerel Press, 1931.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Wood-engraving

Categories

Books; Printed pages & sheets; Printmaking techniques; Prints; Christianity; Biblical Imagery; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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