Lust

Print
1909 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker

'Lust' by Edward Gordon Craig. Woodcut. Black and white.


object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Woodcut
Brief Description
Print 'Lust' by Edward Gordon Craig, 1909.
Physical Description
'Lust' by Edward Gordon Craig. Woodcut. Black and white.
Dimensions
  • Sheet height: 422mm
  • Sheet width: 261mm
Production typeLimited edition
Marks and Inscriptions
'1909 E G C'/ 'State. 2. 1919. Only 30 copies printed. Copy No. 11.
Gallery Label
Lust 1909 Edward Gordon Craig Craig used his 'Black Figures' to communicate his allegorical and abstract ideas wordlessly. 'Each engraving is not finished until the actor comes before the little design and says to himself, 'I see…I see what you mean,'….I think it is much better that an actor should have designs to look at, rather than that he should be annoyed by a great deal of talk.' Woodcut Museum no. E.126-1922
Production
Attribution note: Copy 11 of 30.
Subjects depicted
Literary ReferenceHamlet by William Shakespeare
Collection
Accession Number
E.126-1922

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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