Arthur Harris, Dunbar Castle, East Lothian - Original 1902 watercolour painting




An original 1902 watercolour painting, Arthur Harris Dunbar Castle, East Lothian.

A delicate painting in muted colours, evocative of Scotland's east coast, known for its exposed and bracing conditions. This view depicts the ancient ruins of Dunbar Castle, one of the most mighty fortresses in Scotland, situated over the harbour of the town of Dunbar, in East Lothian. On paper laid down on card.

Signed and dated lower right. Inscribed verso: "Dunbar Castle".
Age toning and minor foxing as shown.
12.3cm x 17.2cm.
Unframed.

This watercolour is from a collection of seascapes we have by Arthur Harris depicting views of the east coast of Scotland, around Angus, Fife and East Lothian.

Arthur Harris (fl.1891-1902) was a Scottish artist based at Elmbank House, Newport, Fife. He was son of Arthur Harris Senior, a Dundee auctioneer with the company Harris, Curr & Fyfe. Arthur Harris Junior was a landscape and seascape painter who executed mainly local scenes in oil and watercolour. He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, Aberdeen Artists Society and Royal Academy.

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Product code: JC-294


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