Arthur Harris, Tentsmuir Sand Dunes, Fife - Original 1902 watercolour painting

An original 1902 watercolour painting, Arthur Harris Tentsmuir Sand Dunes, Fife.

A delicate painting in muted colours, evocative of Scotland's east coast, known for its exposed and bracing conditions. Tentsmuir in north east Fife was originally sand dunes and moorland, s pictured here, before being acquired by the Forestry Commission in the 1920s and being planted with pine trees. On paper laid down on card.

Signed and dated lower right. Inscribed verso: "A Bit on Tents Muir, Fife"
Light age toning as shown.
12.3cm 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-293

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