(1882 - 1940)
Eric Gill was active/lived in United Kingdom. Eric Gill is known for illustration, sculpture, typography, writing.
Biography Eric Gill
Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (22 February 1882 - 17 November 1940)
He was a British sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. He is a controversial figure, with his well-known religious views and subject matter being seen as at odds with his behaviour and erotic art.
Gill was born in 1882 in Brighton, Sussex (now East Sussex) and in 1897 the family moved to Chichester. Eric studied at Chichester Technical and Art School, and in 1900 moved to London to train as an architect with the practice of W.D. Caroe, specialists in ecclesiastical architecture. Frustrated with his training, he took evening classes in stone-masonry at Westminster Techni
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