15th Sep, 2021 10:00

The Autumn Auction

  Lot 9 ARR

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) The Pig Dealer

Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe OBE RA (1901-1979) The Pig Dealer, 1925, signed in pencil bottom right, numbered 75/75, etching, measurements 21 x 27.7 cm (PL), frame 46 x 51 cm

Illustrated in Meyrick R. & Heuser, H. 2017, Charles Tunnicliffe Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne, Royal Academy of Arts, London, p.56

Provenance: consigned from a significant private collection of wildlife art

Sold for £230

Condition Report
The etching is a work on paper, framed under glazing- not examined external to the frame. THe sheet appears in good condition without any obvious evidence for rips, cfreasing or folds. It has full margins and a clearly defined platemark. There are some minor faint spots of discolouration to the lower margin which do not appear to extend into the plate. The surface appears stable. Frame is in good condition with solid joints.

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