Saint Christopher

Eric Gill, 1882 - 1940



Saint Christopher

Eric Gill 1882 - 1940

Summary

A naked man carries a child on his shoulders. He is bent over and supports himself with a staff held in his left hand. His right hand is steadying the child. Both figures face to the right. The child has a halo. There is the suggestion of waves at the bottom of the image.


Object Name

Saint Christopher

Creators Name

Eric Gill

Date Created

1923

Dimensions

support: 12.2 x 8
plate mark: 8.3 x 6.2

accession number

1928.273

Place of creation

Capel y Ffin

Support

paper

Medium

ink (black)

Credit

Gift of Mrs and Miss Rutherston, 1928

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