'Mankind' (1928) reproduced from Donald Attwater, A Cell of Good Living. The Life, Works and Opinions of Eric Gill
Central NB497 G55 AV94
London: Geoffrey Chapman
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.
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