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Madonna and Child (1924)

Eric Rowton Gill

wood-engraving, printed in brown in the intaglio manner

Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London

Madonna and Child (1924)

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND) Photo credit: Trustees of the British Museum




Physical Object Description:

Proof; half-length, Virgin embracing naked Christ Child. 1924 Wood-engraving, printed in the intaglio manner. Signed and numbered 29/50.


Wood-engraving, Intaglio


8.9 x 6.4 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1926

Ownership history:

Purchased by Campbell Dodgson (1867-1948) for the Contemporary Art Society, with its Prints and Drawings Fund, 1924-26; presented to the Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1926

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