Book Description

TANNER, Robin The Memorial Portfolio. 12 Etchings. Merivale Editions in Association with Garton & Co., 1989. Folio. A portfolio of 12 etchings commemorating the life and work of this acclaimed etcher. They include many of his most famous prints including Martin’s Hovel [1927], Gamekeeper’s Cottage [1928], Christmas [1929], Harvest Festival [1930], Autumn [1932], Wren and Primroses [1935], Hedge Flowers [1936], June [1936], The Old Road [1976], The Wicket Gate [1977], Gray’s Elegy [1980], and Weeds [1986]. They are printed on 285 gsm Fabriano mould made paper on a sheet size 18 x 15 inches. The title page and colophon printing is by Jonathan Stephenson of the Rocket Press. A separately printed booklet ‘Robin Tanner, an Appreciation’ by John Russel Taylor, is inserted in a special pocket in the cloth covered solander box. The edition was limited to 110 copies, this number 12.
Date 1989

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