Tremel, May

(1882 – 1963)

Bolton Abbey, 1925


Etching, Print: 10 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (26 x 24 cm.)

12 in stock


The Artist’s Estate; Private collection

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

Tremel’s etching, Bolton Abbey was exhibited at the Society of Women Artists in 1925 (506)

Abbey is in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales on the banks of the River
Wharfe. Bolton Abbey is the estate within which is located the ruined
12th-century Augustinian Bolton Priory in North Yorkshire, England. 

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Tremel, May

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-1920’s. However, by the 1930’s she had relocated to the Kentish countryside near Sevenoaks where she eventual died in Tonbridge.

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May Tremel
View from Hammersmith Bridge of Lower Mall, Hammersmith, (original copper plate), circa 1925