E. Mervyn Taylor


Ernest Mervyn Taylor (1906 - 1964) - known as E. Mervyn Taylor - was an important NZ printmaker. Working mainly in woodblock he produced 200 editions - many used as illustrations in the School Journal. He is reputedly the first NZ artist to ever hold a solo exhibition in New York when his prints were exhibited at the American Museum of Natural History in 1954.