15th Sep, 2021 10:00

The Autumn Auction

Lot 40 ARR

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) Peregrine Falcon with Grouse

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) Peregrine Falcon with Grouse, signed bottom right, watercolour, measurements 35.5 x 49.3 cm, frame 62 x 75 cm. Sold together with a two-page handwritten letter from the artist to the original buyer of the painting, dated October 17th 1973, on headed paper addressed from Shorelands, Malltraeth, Bodorgan, Anglesey, LL62 5AT (2)

Provenance: consigned from a significant private collection of wildlife art

Sold for £4,000

Condition Report
The painting is a watercolour on paper, framed under glazing- not examined external to the frame. The sheet appears in good condition with no obvious evidence for any rips, creasing or folds and there does not appear to be signs of deterioration. The paint surface is stable, the colours well preserved and there does not appear to be any paint losses or deterioration. The mount and frame are good, the frame having solid joints and minimal wear and tear.

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