Edward Seago paintings auctioned for £408,250

Summer On The Norfolk Broads by Edward Seago Edward Seago was born in Norwich and settled in Ludham in Norfolk

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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.

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