15th Sep, 2021 10:00

The Autumn Auction

  Lot 2 ARR

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA(1901-1979) The Sitting Hare

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) The Sitting Hare, 1926, signed in pencil bottom right, numbered 64/75, etching, measurements 14 x 19 cm (PL), frame 34.3 x 38.3 cm

Illustrated in Meyrick R. & Heuser, H. 2017, Charles Tunnicliffe Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne, Royal Academy of Arts, London, p. 64

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 print has full margins and a clearly defined platemark, is numbered below left and signed in pencil below right. The paper has some signs of ageing- including some browning of the paper and has some small, sparsly distributed spots of foxing in the upper margin and a couple in the very top edge of the platemark. The sheet does not show any obvious evidence for rips, tears or creasing. The frame is in good condition with solid joints.

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