Reverie (1925)

MERVYN O’GORMAN (1871-1958)

Wood engraving; signed and dated bottom right
In period faux tortoiseshell frame

42cm x 38cm in the frame


Mervyn Joseph Pius O’Gorman CB was a leading British electrical and aircraft engineer who chaired the Royal Aeronautical Society in the 1920s. From 1930 he was a member of the Art Workers Guild and became a masterly creator of etchings, woodcuts and lacquer work. He died at his home at 21 Embankment Gardens on 16 March 1958.

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