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Artists Inspired by Nature – Charles F. Tunnicliffe, OBE, RA

Charles F. Tunnicliffe, OBE, RA (1901-1979)

If you grew up in the fifties like me you probably read Ladybird nature books and collected Brooke Bond tea cards – all illustrated by Tunnicliffe. You might even have read the Puffin edition of Henry Williamson’s Tarka the Otter, with its cover and beautiful illustrations also by Tunnicliffe.

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Artists inspired by Nature – Winifred Marie Louise Austen

A Parliament of Rooks by Winifred Marie Louise Austen, 1876 - 1964

Winifred Maria Louise Austen (1876 – 1964) – was an English illustrator, painter, etcher and aquatint engraver. She was widely admired and collected; even the naturalist Sir Peter Scott – himself so able a wildlife artist – said Austen was, ‘certainly the best bird-etcher of this (last) century’.

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Artists Inspired by Nature – Gordon Beningfield

Barn Owl by Gordon Benningfield

GORDON BENINGFIELD (1936-98) – Another post in the series of short biographies about artists and writers inspired by Nature and the Countryside and whose works have fostered my own love of the Countryside – especially Birds.

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Artists Inspired by Nature – David Morrison Reid-Henry

Teal in Hard Weather

This post about David Morrison Reid-Henry (1919 – 1977) is one of a series of short biographies about artists and writers inspired by Nature and the Countryside and whose works have fostered my own love of the Countryside – especially Birds.

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Artists Inspired by Nature – Hugh Brandon-Cox

“Blakeney Marshes Avocets 1977”

This post about the Artist, Writer and Explorer, Hugh Brandon-Cox (1917 – 2004), is one of a series of short biographies about artists and writers inspired by Nature and the Countryside and whose works have fostered my own love of the Countryside – especially Birds.

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