International Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 336
Edward Seago (1910-1974)
  • Edward Seago (1910-1974)

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Edward Seago (1910-1974), British

QUAYSIDE SCENE - OSTEND, 1950

Oil on masonite board; signed and dated “50” lower left, titled verso
12 x 15.75 in — 30.5 x 40 cm

Estimate $10,000-$15,000

Realised: $9,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Edward Seago’s works were representated for many years by Laing Galleries in Toronto providing an entree into many established Canadian collections. Commencing in 1950, Laing Gallery held the first of many regular exhibitions of the artist’s works.

Seago painted several oils and watercolours of Ostend and its quayside in 1950. Edward Seago paintings of Ostend are illustrated in “Edward Seago Painter in the English Tradition”.

Literature:

See “Edward Seago Painter in the English Tradition” with Introductory Text by Horace Ship, Collins, London, 1952, for other scenes at Ostend painted by Seago in 1950.

Provenance:

Laing Galleries, Toronto;
From whom purchased by Mr. Murray Bell, Toronto on December 1, 1950 accompanied by the original receipt;
By descent