Madonna and Child

Eric Gill, 1882 - 1940



Madonna and Child

Eric Gill 1882 - 1940

Summary

A female figure with a red halo is kneeling to the right with her head bowed and palms pressed together facing towards a small child on the right, facing to the left with its right arm raised. The woman has a large red halo around her head, and is wearing black robes. The child has a smaller golden halo and is swadled in black cloth as well. They are surrounded by green grass with flower, a flowing river, green hills and trees are in the background.


Object Name

Madonna and Child

Creators Name

Eric Gill

Date Created

1916 (circa)

Dimensions

support: 20.7cm x 17.4cm
print: 5.3cm x 5.2cm

accession number

1928.197

Place of creation

England

Support

paper

Medium

ink
watercolour
gouache

Credit

Gift of Mrs and Miss Rutherston, 1928

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