Robin Tanner

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'The Plough' by Robin Tanner (etching) Black And White Drawing, Wood Engraving, Cool Art, Fun Art, Painting On Wood, Vintage Posters, Printmaking, Illustrators, Robin

First Known When Lost

Seamus Heaney's "Postscript" (which appeared in my previous post) is paired in my mind with an earlier poem of his. I think that I am fond of the two poems because they remind me of a long-ago autumn day -- clear, windy, and charmed -- spent driving along the west coast of the Isle of Skye. It was one of those unwonted days (we all have them) when you realize at the time that you will never forget what passes. This realization is accompanied (for me, at least) by a poignant pang. At what?…

Robin Tanner - Wren and Primroses, 1935 Art And Illustration, Primroses, Scratchboard, Black And White Drawing, Bird Pictures, Wood Engraving, Linocut Prints, Bird Art, Beautiful Birds

Exhibition: Wren and Primroses by Robin Tanner

Larkhall Fine Art Ltd specialises in the sale of 19th and 20th century master prints by artists from around the world.

First Known When Lost: Robin Tanner, Christmas, 1929 Love Illustration, Modern Artists, Wood Engraving, Nocturne, Portrait, Les Oeuvres, Printmaking, Robin, Fine Art

First Known When Lost

Here are the final two lines of a sonnet: When have we not preferred some going round To going straight to where we are? Reading the lines in isolation, one might think that they were written by Robert Frost or Edward Thomas. (Although I admit that, given my fondness for Frost and Thomas, I perhaps tend to hear their sound too readily.) In fact, the lines were written by W. H. Auden. In the year of his death, Auden wrote "A Thanksgiving," which acknowledges his debts to his poetic and…

Exhibition: December: Elegy for the English Elm II by Robin Tanner Drawings For Him, Love Illustration, Wood Engraving, Nature Paintings, Gravure, Print Artist, Printmaking, Screen Printing, Cool Art

Robin Tanner.December: Elegy for the English Elm The church derives from that at Ingelsham in north Wiltshire. The wooden plough in the foreground is one preserved by Lackham College of Agriculture. On the finished drawing for his first Elegy for the English Elm (‘The Open Road’), two years earlier, Tanner wrote a line from Thomas Traherne “Everything was at rest, free and immortal”.

'Easter' by Robin Tanner, 1970 (etching) Ink Pen Drawings, Scratchboard, Love Illustration, Amazing Drawings, Art For Art Sake, Wood Engraving, Print Artist, Painting & Drawing, Printmaking

Exhibition: Easter by Robin Tanner

Larkhall Fine Art Ltd specialises in the sale of 19th and 20th century master prints by artists from around the world.

Gamekeeper's Cottage 1928 Print Etching by Robin Tanner Flower Art, Printmaking, Art Boards, Robin, Cool Pictures, Art Drawings, Illustration Art, Book Illustrations, Etchings

Gamekeeper's Cottage by Robin Tanner

Gamekeeper's Cottage by Robin Tanner from the University of Warwick Art Collection

Gray's Elegy by Robin Tanner from the University of Warwick Art Collection University Of Warwick, Scratchboard, Rustic Art, Halloween Images, Love Illustration, Romanticism, Nature Paintings, Painting Inspiration, Prints

Gray's Elegy by Robin Tanner

Gray's Elegy by Robin Tanner from the University of Warwick Art Collection

First Known When Lost: Robin Tanner, Christmas, 1929 Love Illustration, Modern Artists, Wood Engraving, Nocturne, Portrait, Les Oeuvres, Printmaking, Robin, Fine Art

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Some people complain about the "commercialization" of Christmas. Others complain that the season has been appropriated by the tackiest tend...

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