Citation
Border design: drunkard

Material Information

Title:
Border design: drunkard [woodblock]
Creator:
Eric Gill ( Artist )
Place of Publication:
Great Britain
Creation Date:
1928
Materials:
wood ( medium )
Measurements:
7 in x 1-1/4 in x 1 in
17.8 cm x 3.2 cm x 2.5 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Figurative -- Books/Book Design -- Graphic Design
Genre:
woodcuts (prints) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Woodblock for decorative border from Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales"; original woodblock design heightened with white gesso/paint and all background areas cut away; depicts drunk man in a tree; mounted onto a square wooden base.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
84.4.559 ( accession number )
Classification:
Mechanical & Electrical