Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) The Seed Roller, circa 1925-26, signed in pencil bottom right, numbered 55/75, etching, measurements 17.5 x 22.5 cm (PL), frame 41 x 45 cm
Illustrated in Meyrick R. & Heuser, H. 2017, Charles Tunnicliffe Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne, Royal Academy of Arts, London, p.63
Notes: The etching depicts Mr Cooper, a neighbour, receiving refreshment from Dorothy Tunnicliffe while taking a break from rolling a ploughed field to prepare the soil for laying seed.
Provenance: consigned from a significant private collection of wildlife art
Sold for £600
Lot 4 is an etching on paper, with full margins and a clearly defined platemark. It is framed under glazing- not examined external to the frame- the frame is in good condition with solid joints. The sheet appears in good condition, no evidence for any rips, creasing or folds and the surface appears well preserved and stable. It is signed in pencil bottom right as well as in the plate and numbered 55/75 bottom left.