Illustration for Gray's Elegy

Illustration for Gray's Elegy

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Robin Tanner 1904-88

Illustration for Gray’s Elegy

Etching  1980  139x143mm  [238x207mm]

Ref: Garton 41 state ii/ii

Signed and dated by the artist in pencil. A superb proof on Hand Made cream laid paper printed by Tanner.

This etching was a commissioned frontispiece for the limited edition of Gray's Elegy written in a Country Churchyard. The image relates to the verse:

Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade,

Where heaves the turf in many a mould'ring heap,

Each in his narrow cell for ever laid,

The rude Forefathers of the hamlet sleep.