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Edwin Tanner

The Maths Teacher, 1952

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oil on canvas

101.00 x 64.00

unsigned

Provenance: The Estate of the Artist

Exhibited: Edwin Tanner: Paintings 1952-1979, The Hughes Gallery, Sydney, 30 Oct - 25 Nov, 2014 and Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne, 12 March - 4 April, 2015, No. 1

Note: If this title seems unlikely, the subject was indeed the maths teacher at the Friend's School in Hobart where Tanner's son was studying. The teacher was also a nude model at the Hobart Technical College where Tanner was studying for his Diploma of Art.

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Further works by the Artist

Untitled

Edwin Tanner

1974

acrylic on canvas, 128.00 x 138.00

POA

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(Untitled - Emigration Series)

Edwin Tanner

1970 - 1980

pastel on paper, 44.50 x 50.50

Price: $2,750

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(Untitled - Logic)

Edwin Tanner

1960 - 1970

pastel on paper, 48.00 x 62.00

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(Untitled - Study for an Astrological Mural)

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

Pencil and ink on paper, 49.50 x 64.00

RESERVED

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(Untitled – Interior, study for a mural)

Edwin Tanner

1967

pencil and ink on grey paper, 49.50 x 64.50

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In thee we trust. ‘A’ Men

Edwin Tanner

1967

pen, ink, charcoal and gouache on paper, 76.00 x 55.00

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Enjambments

Edwin Tanner

1976

pen and ink and gouache on paper, 57.00 x 76.00

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(Untitled)

Edwin Tanner

1979

pastel on blue paper, 75.00 x 55.00

RESERVED

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(Untitled)

Edwin Tanner

1979

pastel on buff paper, 73.00 x 52.00

Price: $3,000

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(Untitled)

Edwin Tanner

1979

pastel on cream paper, 73.00 x 52.00

Price: $3,000

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"I think that the river is a strong brown god - sullen, untamed and intractable" but wholly devoid of fish

Edwin Tanner

1972

pastel on paper, 76.00 x 56.00

Price: $3,500

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Aerobatics

Edwin Tanner

1971

pastel on blue paper, 50.00 x 70.00

Price: $3,000

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A religious drawing on the finest paper money can buy / the paper is french [therefore] this is a french letter by an honest engineer

Edwin Tanner

1971

pastel on paper, 50.00 x 65.00

Price: $3,000

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Brown line unsure of its way

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

pastel on paper, 65.00 x 49.50

Price: $3,000

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Gravity winning quietly

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

pastel on pink paper, 62.00 x 48.00

RESERVED

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Home is where one starts from / jereckon?

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

pastel on buff paper, 65.00 x 49.50

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Dropping a line home from away

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

Pastel on grey paper, 65.00 x 49.50

Price: $3,000

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Red Line Bouncing at the Middle

Edwin Tanner

c. 1967

pastel on paper, 65.00 x 50.00

POA

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Black and white coming in / plopping and falling / white / purple fence sitter tries to / climb from possible conflict

Edwin Tanner

c. 1960

pastel on orange card, 74.50 x 54.50

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(Engineering Drawing)

Edwin Tanner

c. 1953

pencil and magnesium carbonate on grey , 40.50 x 95.00

SOLD

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In Memoriam

Edwin Tanner

1957

oil on canvas, 90.00 x 110.00

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Explorer

Edwin Tanner

1960

oil on composition board, 106.50 x 122.00

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Castaways

Edwin Tanner

1960 - 1961

oil on board, 122.00 x 162.50

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Lady Killer among the Clergy - Homage to Wittgenstein

Edwin Tanner

1961

PVA and carborundum on board, 121.00 x 142.00

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Payne's Grey - The colours that make it

Edwin Tanner

1975 - 1976

acrylic on canvas, 167.00 x 183.00

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Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.