Gertrude Hermes - Ring Net Fishers, 1955 (Detail) - Tate Collection

Gertrude Hermes /   Gertrude Anna Bertha Hermes

United Kingdom 1901 - 1983

Sculpture, Wood Engraving, Printmaking

Gertrude Hermes
Gertrude Anna Bertha Hermes
United Kingdom
August 27, 2013
Bojan is an author for Widewalls. He is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Belgrade, majoring in English studies. He is particularly interested in English linguistics and culture. Bojan is also interested in Photography and Digital Art.

Gertrude Hermes, born in 1901 in Kent, was an English wood engraver, printmaker and sculptor. She worked in Canada from 1940 to 1945. She taught wood and lino block printing at the Royal Academy Schools, from 1966. Hermes was elected associate to the Royal Academy in 1963, a full member in 1971 and was awarded an OBE in 1981. Her work is in many public collections including the Tate, and the National Portrait Gallery.