Charles Frederick TUNNICLIFFE (Langley 1901 - Anglesey 1979)

A Lioness Sold

Watercolour, heightened with gouache, over an underdrawing in pencil.
64 x 159 mm. (2 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.) [image]

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A study for the large finished watercolour Whistling Thorn, measuring 14 x 29 in., which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1972.

Provenance:
Bunny Bird Fine Art, London
Private collection, Europe, until 2010
Anonymous sale, London, Christie’s South Kensington, (‘An Important Private European Collection of Works by Archibald Thorburn and Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, R.A.’), 3 November 2010, part of lot 103.

Literature:
Robert Gillmor, Charles F. Tunnicliffe. RA: The Composition Drawings, exhibition catalogue, London, 1986, p.48, no.272, illustrated p.49.

Charles Frederick TUNNICLIFFE

A Lioness

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