Agnes Miller Parker

British, b.1895, d.1980

Fish

  • Presented by Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
  • Wood engraving
  • 220 x 195mm
  • 94/101
  • 1930

Agnes Miller Parker was a prolific wood engraver and illustrated numerous publications throughout her career. She specialised in nature subjects, particularly animals and plants found in Britain. Parker studied at the Glasgow School of Art and was introduced to wood engraving by Gertrude Hermes and Blair Hughes-Stanton. All three artists worked as illustrators for the Gregynog Press in 1930. Parker was a member of the Society of Wood Engravers and the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers.