3 June 2004
Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, R.A. (1901-1979)
Two Black Gazzi Modena Pigeons; A Bronze Schietti Modena Pigeon (illustrated); and A Bronze Toredor Gazzi Modena Pigeon (illustrated)
inscribed as titles, three inscribed 'J.L. Sears'. one inscribed 'T. Forshaw' and further inscribed with colour notes and with studio stamp (on the reverse)
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, one watermark 'CANSON & ...', ONE WATERMARK 'INGRES', one unidentified watermark, two on buff paper, one lower corners cut, unframed
11½ x 9¾ in. (29.3 x 24.8 cm.); and smaller (4)
C.F. Tunnicliffe and by descent in the family.
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