15th Sep, 2021 10:00

The Autumn Auction

  Lot 13 ARR

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) The Thatcher

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) The Thatcher, signed in pencil bottom right, numbered 20/75, etching, measurements 19.3 x 15.5 cm (PL), frame 48 x 39 cm

Illustrated in Meyrick R. & Heuser, H. 2017, Charles Tunnicliffe Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne, Royal Academy of Arts, London, p.76

Provenance: consigned from a significant private collection of wildlife art

Sold for £460

Condition Report

The etching is a work on paper, framed under glazing- not examined external to the frame. The sheet has some general ageing (yellowing) of the paper comensurate with age. There is evidence for some sparsly distributed, faint spots of foxing in the margins and signs of faint discolouration in the top right corner- the print may well have been cleaned.

THe etching measures 19.3 x 15.4 cm (PL)

The frame is in good condition with solid joints.

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