25 Blythe Road Harry Moore-Gwyn - Auction of Pictures from a Private London Club - Wednesday 5th April 2017
*CHARLES FREDERICK TUNNICLIFFE, R.A. (1901-1978) VIXEN AND CUBS signed l.r.: C F Tunnicliffe
oil on canvas 76 cm by 64 cm; 29 1/2 in by 25 in framed Tunnicliffe is better known for his highly naturalistic paintings of birds, but his oeuvre included all aspects of British wildlife. He supported himself mainly on commercial works, illustrating books, magazine articles and advertisements, using his skill in a range of media as he was a skilled engraver and etcher, having been gained a scholarship to the etching and engraving school of the Royal College of Art, from which he graduated with distinction in 1923.