15th Sep, 2021 10:00

The Autumn Auction

  Lot 22 ARR

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) Chinese Geese

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) Chinese Geese, 1937, wood engraving on Japan paper, signed in pencil bottom right, numbered 37 x 50, measurements 13.7 x 40.9 cm (PL), frame 35 x 61 cm

Notes: Exhibited in the Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe Exhibition at Oriel Môn 2019-2020, Illustrated in Meyrick R. & Heuser, H. 2017, Charles Tunnicliffe Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne, Royal Academy of Arts, London, p.152-153

Provenance: consigned from a significant private collection of wildlife art

Sold for £1,350

Condition Report
The wood engraving is a work on paper, framed under glazing- not examined external to the frame. It has full margins and clearly defined printing. The sheet appears in good condition- no obvious signs of rips, creasing or folds and there do not appear to be any surface losses. There are a couple of very faint, sparsly distributed spots of discolouration in the lower margin. The colours are well preserved and the surface appears stable. The frame is in good condition with solid joints


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