Arthur Harris, East Haven, Near Carnoustie - Original 1902 watercolour painting




An original 1902 watercolour painting, Arthur Harris East Haven, Near Carnoustie.

A delicate painting in muted colours, evocative of Scotland's east coast, known for its exposed and bracing conditions. Historically, a small fishing fleet operated from the natural harbour at East Haven, catching fish which were sold in markets in Dundee and Forfar, as well as Lobsters for export to London. The beach at East Haven was popular with the British Royal Family in the 1930s. On paper laid down on card.

Signed and dated lower right. Inscribed with partial inscription verso: "At East Haven, near Carn[oustie]".
Light age toning as shown.
12.1cm x 17.3cm.
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-289


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