Marguerite Kirmse (1885-1954)

Margueriet Kirmse drypoint The Pool
The Pool
signed, pencil, l.r.
5 5/8 x 6 3/4 inches (image)
15 1/4 x 16 inches framed (it has not been examined out of the frame)

Marguerite Kirmse was a popular British etcher who began making dog etchings in the 1920s. Of this image Kirmse wrote “I think this is my favourite of all the dry points I have done and I believe the etching of it gave me most pleasure”.

More about her life and work can be found here.