15th Sep, 2021 10:00

The Autumn Auction

  Lot 5 ARR

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) Old Bones

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) Old Bones, 1928, signed in pencil bottom right, etching, measurements 22.6 x 17.7 cm (PL), frame 47 x 41 cm

Illustrated in Meyrick R. & Heuser, H. 2017, Charles Tunnicliffe Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne, Royal Academy of Arts, London, p.80

Provenance: consigned from a significant private collection of wildlife art

Sold for £180

Condition Report
This item is an etching on paper, framed under glazing- not examined external to the frame. The sheet appears in good condition without any obvious signs for any tears, folds or creases, there is some cockling within the plate. There are a couple of sparsly distributed faint spots of foxing to the upper background within the platemark and one visible in the bottom margin. The print has full margins and clearly defined platemark. The frame is in good condition with solid joints.

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