Edward Seago paintings auctioned for £408,250
- 13 December 2013
- From the section Norfolk
Eight paintings by the Norfolk artist Edward Seago have sold for a total of £408,000 at auction in London.
Seago (1919-1974), a self-taught artist who was born in Norwich, was best known for landscapes and portraits.
One classic East Anglian scene, Summer On The Norfolk Broads, sold for £68,500 at Christie's, which was within its guide price.
The world auction record for one of his paintings was £318,850 for Derby Day, which was sold in 2004.
After Seago died at the age of 63, his ashes were scattered over the Norfolk marshes.