Magnolia by Monica Poole, Wood engraving

Modern British

Monica Poole

Monica Poole, Wood Engraver (1921-2003) was born in Canterbury, Kent and was introduced to wood-engraving by Geoffrey Wales at Thanet School of Art, Margate in 1938. From 1945-1948 she studied at the Central School of Art, London and encountered wood engravers Noel Rooke and John Farleigh.

She exhibited regularly with the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers and was also a member of the Society of Wood Engravers and Art Workers Guild. Her work was shown in a retrospective exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford in 1993.

Monica Poole

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