Ernest Mervyn Taylor was a wood engraver, painter, illustrator, sculptor and designer, born in Auckland in 1906. In the course of his career as a freelance artist, Mervyn was fascinated in his art with depicting Maori life and legends within his nationalist art movement. His iconographic wood engraving series became one of his most famed series, with each depicting various myths which were beautifully integrated into the whirling and linear engraving.
Ernest Mervyn notebooks are productions are drawn from the Te Papa Collections. Each print is formatted to best represent the works. Each image is sampled and colour tested alongside the original.
A5 Notebook DIMENSIONS: 145 mm x 210 mm