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Venus (1924)

Eric Rowton Gill

wood-engraving, printed in the intaglio manner

Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London

Venus (1924)

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) Photo credit: Trustees of the British Museum




Physical Object Description:

Nude woman standing, with arms raised across and behind neck; 2nd state. 1924 Wood-engraving, printed in the intaglio manner. Signed and numbered 14/16.


Wood-engraving, Intaglio


13.6 x 4.5 cm

Accession Number:



Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 1927

Ownership history:

Purchased by Campbell Dodgson (1867-1948) for the Contemporary Art Society, with its Prints and Drawings Fund, 1924-27; presented to the Prints and Drawings Department, British Museum, London, 1927

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