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May Tremel (1882-1963)   BIOGRAPHY

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Polpever - A Cornish Farm, Looe, mid 1920's
Unmounted (ref: 3091)

Etching, Copper plate: 7 3/8 x 11 1/4 in. (18,8 x 28,8 cm.), Print: 11 1/4 x 14 3/8 in. (28,5 x 36,5 cm.)


 



A small, posthumous edition of prints has been pulled from the original copper plate on Arches paper 250g/m².

Polpever  Farm is situated in the hills above the pretty coastal town of Looe, South East Cornwall. It enjoys magnificent views across the valley. May Tremel exhibited at the Society of Women Artists between 1924 and 1931. She lived in Barns, London



May Tremel (1882-1963)

Little-known etcher, born in Bradford, Yorkshire, May Tremel began her training as an artist atGoldsmiths' College and progressed to the Royal College of Art where she learned engraving and printmaking techniques under Sir Frank Short. She exhibited, intermittently, at the Royal Academy and other major exhibitions between the years 1907-1936 and was invited to exhibit at the First International Exhibition of Etching at the Art Institute of Chicago. Tremel lived in Barnes, West London from around 1907 until the mid-1920s. However, by the 1930s she had relocated to the Kentish countryside near Sevenoaks where she eventual died in Tonbridge.

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