Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantam
Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantam
Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantam

CHARLES FREDERICK TUNNICLIFFE R.A. R.E. A.R.C.A. (1901-1979)

Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantam

1959 United Kingdom

Offered by Sarah Colegrave

£3,800 gbp
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Tunnicliffe was born near Macclesfield, Cheshire and was a noted animal and bird painter, illustrator and engraver. He won a scholarship to Macclesfield School of Art, then Manchester School of Art, 1915-21, preceding a Royal Exhibition Scholarship to the Royal College of Art in 1921. A prolific illustrator throughout his life, he is best associated with his work for Henry Williamson’s Tarka the Otter, 1932. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, Fine Art Society, Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers and elsewhere and was elected a member of the Royal Academy in 1954. Works by him are in many public collections including the British Museum, National Library of Wales and Manchester City Art Gallery.
Dimensions
Height 30.50 cm (12.01 inches)
Width 22.00 cm (8.66 inches)
External Height 52.50 cm (20.67 inches)
External Width 43.50 cm (17.13 inches)
Stock Code
1654
Medium
Watercolour over traces of pencil
Signed/Inscribed
Inscribed with title and: Royal Welsh Show 1959; bears studio stamp on the reverse
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave
London

+44 (0)207 602 1959
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