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‘The Harbour at Hornfleur’ Painting by Edward Seago RWS RBA (1910-1974) Edward Seago RWS RBA (1910 - 1974)

Sight size:  |  H: 18 in / 45 cm  |  W: 23.5 in / 59.5 cm

Description

Oil on canvas, signed lower left.

Depicts a scene of strolling pedestrians, buildings, and boats along the harbour of the northwest French town, Honfleur.

Honfleur, located in the region of Normandy, is known for its beautiful old port and buildings faced with ageing slate, which this painting depicts. Honfleur became popularised during the Impressionist movement and was depicted by Gustave Courbet, Eugène Boudin, and Claude Monet.

Literature

Reference;
Benezit; Editions Gründ 2006; Volume 12
'Edward Seago' by Francis W. Hawcroft, Collins 1965
'Seago, a Landscape Artist' by J.W. Reid, Collins 1991

REF No. 8466

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