Bookplate: Saint Luke / FROM THE COLLECTION / OF THOMAS ESMOND & / RUTH LOWINSKY

Eric Gill, 1882 - 1940



Bookplate: Saint Luke / FROM THE COLLECTION / OF THOMAS ESMOND & / RUTH LOWINSKY

Eric Gill 1882 - 1940

Summary

Icon style book plate design. It depicts Saint Luke holding a brush in his right hand and an open book in his left hand. There is an inscription on his halo: S.LUCA O.P.N. Another inscription can be read on the book: QUO/ QUI/ NIAM/ DEM. An inscription informing about the procedence of the engraving is on the base: FROM THE COLLECTION/ OF THOMAS ESMOND &/ RUTH LOWINSKY.


Object Name

Bookplate: Saint Luke / FROM THE COLLECTION / OF THOMAS ESMOND & / RUTH LOWINSKY

Creators Name

Eric Gill

Date Created

1922

Dimensions

print: 10.8cm x 5.7cm

accession number

1928.219

Place of creation

Ditchling

Support

paper

Medium

ink (black)

Credit

Gift of Mrs and Miss Rutherston, 1928

Legal

© Manchester Art Gallery


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