Eric Gill (1882-1940):
Female Nude, standing - Twenty-five Nudes (P950), c 1938
Framed (ref: 8499)
Engraved wood block
Provenance: Hilary Gerrish; The Felix Dennis Collection.
Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.143.
Engraved wood block (P950) for the 1938 book Twenty-five Nudes.
'For drawing, like any other art, is not merely a means to an end. Drawing is worth doing for its own sake; it is subordinate to no other end than the general end of life itself – man’s final beatitude.' (Eric Gill)