Edward Seago R.W.S. (British, 1910-1974) Early Morning, Chioggia 50.5 x 74.9 cm. (19 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)
Lot 39AR
Edward Seago R.W.S.
(British, 1910-1974)
Early Morning, Chioggia 50.5 x 74.9 cm. (19 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)
£25,000 - 35,000
US$ 40,000 - 56,000

Lot Details
Edward Seago R.W.S. (British, 1910-1974)
Early Morning, Chioggia
signed 'Edward Seago' (lower left)
oil on board
50.5 x 74.9 cm. (19 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With Marlborough Fine Art, London where acquired by the family of the present owner
    Private Collection, U.K.

    EXHIBITED:
    London, Marlborough Fine Art, Edward Seago, Painting and Watercolours, November 1972, cat.no.19

    The fishing town of Chioggia sits at the southern end of the Laguna Venta. James Reid remarks 'The bold geometry and vivid colours of the [Chioggian] buildings attracted Seago. Walls and facades became, with decisive brushstrokes or firm applications of the palette knife, harmonies of squares and rectangles with masts, arches and windows providing linear variations.' (James W. Reid, Edward Seago, The Landscape Art, Phillip Wilson Publishers, London, 1991, p.201).
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