Arthur Harris, Sailing Boat, Calm off Dumbar -Original 1902 watercolour painting

An original 1902 watercolour painting, Arthur Harris Sailing Boat, Calm off Dumbar.

A delicate painting in muted colours, evocative of Scotland's east coast, known for its exposed and bracing conditions. The painting depicts calm waters off Dunbar, East Lothian, a former Royal Burgh and popular seaside resort in the 19th century. On paper laid down on card.

Signed and dated lower left. Inscribed verso: "A calm off Dumbar"
Light age toning as shown.
12.4cm x 17.4cm.

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-291

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