'Mankind' (1928) reproduced from Donald Attwater, A Cell of Good Living. The Life, Works and Opinions of Eric Gill

Creator

Date

1969

Identifier

Central NB497 G55 AV94

Type

Publisher

London: Geoffrey Chapman

Abstract

Eric Gill’s younger sister Angela modelled for this sculpture, which was first known as Humanity, and then renamed Mankind. Carved in 1928 from a large piece of Hoptonwood stone, it is regarded as one of Gill’s most impressive carvings. It is now at the Tate Gallery, London.

Files

Mankind 55cm.jpg

Citation

___, “'Mankind' (1928) reproduced from Donald Attwater, A Cell of Good Living. The Life, Works and Opinions of Eric Gill,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed January 30, 2023, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/9367.