The Trinity with Chalice

Eric Gill, 1882 - 1940



The Trinity with Chalice

Eric Gill 1882 - 1940

Summary

Crucifixtion with Christ's blood being caught in a chalice to the left. The cross is being held up from behind by the figure of God the Father. The Holy Spirit appears as a dove at the top of the cross, seen from above with its wings out spread and holding the host in its mouth. There is an inscription in the border around the image: THIS IS THE CHALICE OF MY BLOOD OF THE NEW & / ETERNAL TESTAMENT THE MYSTERY / OF WHICH SHALL BE SHED FOR YOU & FOR MANY / UNTO THE REMISSION OF SINS


Object Name

The Trinity with Chalice

Creators Name

Eric Gill

Date Created

1914

Dimensions

support: 21.9cm x 14.3cm
print: 9.9cm x 6.4cm

accession number

1928.246

Place of creation

Ditchling

Support

paper

Medium

ink (black)

Credit

Gift of Mrs and Miss Rutherston, 1928

Legal

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