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GILL, Eric Arthur Rowton Peter Joseph (1882 - 1940), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILL, Eric Arthur Rowton Peter Joseph (1882 - 1940), Sculptor, engraver

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1882, in Brighton; died 1940.

Sculptor, engraver.

Eric Gill's autobiography, published after his death, gave an extra dimension to this rather shy sculptor. A strict moralist, he converted to Roman Catholicism in 1913, despite being the son of an Anglican clergyman. After first studying at the Chichester Art School, from 1899 to 1903, he studied religious architecture. While apprenticed to an

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