British (1904 – 1988)

Wren and Primroses, 1935

Etching on wove paper, full margins.
Published in British Etchers, 1850 – 1940 by Kenneth M. Guichard, 1977.
3 3/4 x 4 3/8 inches; 9.5 x 11.1 cm

Associated with the British etching revival, Tanner was inspired by a major Samuel Palmer retrospective exhibition  in London in 1926. The early Shoreham prints by Palmer and the technical virtuosity of F.L. Griggs influenced both his early 1930s and later etchings.