'Beatrice Ward' (1926) reproduced from Eric Gill, The Engravings edited by Christopher Skelton

Creator

Date

1990

Identifier

Special Collections NE642 G5 A4 1990

Type

Publisher

London: The Herbert Press

Abstract

Mrs Beatrice Ward was known as the ‘First Lady of Typography’. She modelled for Gill’s frontispiece in Art-Nonsense and Other Essays (1929) and was his main model for his Twenty-Five Nudes (1938). This portrait engraving (second state) was completed in 1926.

Files

Mrs Beatrice Ward.jpg

Citation

___, “'Beatrice Ward' (1926) reproduced from Eric Gill, The Engravings edited by Christopher Skelton,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 1, 2022, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/9368.