This traditional original landscape watercolour captures the protective city walls of Bootham Bar in York, England. The towers of historic York Minster stand proudly in the background. This Yorkshire watercolour has been signed by the artist.
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Sam Burden was brought up in Newark, Nottinghamshire and was a long standing member of the Nottingham Society of Artists.
A self taught painter, Sam was known for his work in oils and watercolours. He was included in many major exhibitions around the Midlands, in addition to holding one man shows in Nottingham, Leicester, Maldon, Bodmin and Newark.
His work won several accolades including the Holbrook Prize (for work shown at Nottingham Castle in 1981 and at Friar Lane Gallery in 1990). His art covers a wide range of subjects from industrial scenes, which drew commissions from British Steel, to English landscape.
Sam's distinctive style with attention to detail is based on sound draughtsmanship and keen observation which is reflected in all his paintings.
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