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Earth Inviting by Eric Gill ARA (1882 - 1940)


Earth Inviting

Engraving (Line)


Own Art Scheme

Available to buy through Own Art Scheme with 10 monthly payments of £ 40.00





Image Size 

11.1 x 8.6 cm



This artwork features in our forthcoming Modern British & Contemporary Artists Exhibition
Price includes frame
Procreant Hymn by E Powys Mathers was originally published by The Golden Cockerel Press in 1926 with five copper engravings: God Sending, Earth Waiting, Earth Inviting, Dalliance and Earth Receiving. In an edition of 175. In addition 25 copies were provided with a further suite of 4 alternative designs of a more erotic nature titled: God Sending, Earth Inviting, Earth Wrestling, and Earth Receiving.

This new edition is limited to 50 sets and has been printed by Martyn Grimmer, master printer at Spike Print, Bristol on Somerset 300 gsm Soft White paper.

Eric Gill subsequently made an additional engraving Yahoo on the reverse of Earth Waiting which was not editioned and only a few impressions are known. Martyn Grimmer has now made the first edition of this engraving in an edition of 50 impressions.

This print is in stock

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