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Drawing - 39. Life Studies Eric Gill
  • 39. Life Studies Eric Gill
    Eric Gill, born 1882 - died 1940
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39. Life Studies Eric Gill

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Eric Gill, born 1882 - died 1940

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil on old paper, some with sanguine touches, bound in half-calf binding

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the National Art-Collections Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.841-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 24

Physical description

1 of 39 pencil life studies made on antique paper (watermarked 1814) and bound in half-calf at time of drawing (1927)

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1927 (made)

Artist/maker

Eric Gill, born 1882 - died 1940

Materials and Techniques

pencil on old paper, some with sanguine touches, bound in half-calf binding

Dimensions

Height: 326 mm Binding Closed sketchbook, Width: 210 mm Width of binding closed book, Depth: 18 mm Binding Closed book

Descriptive line

Eric Gill. 1 of 39 life studies of male and female figures, some portraits. British, 1927. (NB: Done on paper with 1814 watermark and in contemporary calf binding)

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

Pencil; Sanguine; Calf leather

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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