Arthur Harris, Fishing Boats, Mouth of the Forth - Original 1902 watercolour




An original 1902 watercolour painting, Arthur Harris Fishing Boats, Mouth of the Forth.

A delicate painting in muted colours, evocative of Scotland's east coast, known for its exposed and bracing conditions. The Firth of Forth opens out to the North Sea, east of Kirkcaldy to the north and Edinburgh to the south. On paper laid down on card.

Signed and dated lower left. Inscribed verso: "Fishing Boats, mouth of the Forth"
Age toning and minor foxing as shown.
12.2cm x 17.4cm.
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-292


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