Eric Gill

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Birthday
22, 1882
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 17, 1940 (58)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1882
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 17, 1940 (58)

About

British sculptor, stonecutter, and printmaker associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. He sculpted Ariel Between Wisdom and Gaiety.

Before Fame

He studied at Chichester Technical and Art School and then moved to London to train as an architect.

Trivia

He was deeply religious and followed the Roman Catholic faith.

Family Life

He married Ethel Hester Moore in 1904.

Associated With

He created a typeface used in the London Underground, which was designed by John Fowler.