Tunnicliffe lived beside the tidal estuary near Anglesey from 1947 until his death and the wildlife of the area became his inspiration and his prime subject matter.
Green, gold and dunn by Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, late 1960s
© Estate of C. F. Tunnicliffe
- 42 x 72 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,500 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
- Mary Oliver
He became renown for his measured drawings of birds which he meticulously painted from dead birds, brought to him by friends and neighbours as a reference source.
Private collection. On loan to museum 1994-2006.