An original watercolour of a coastal harbour scene of Staithes, Down Beck, situated on the beautiful east coast in North Yorkshire, England. This quaint fishing village is just a few miles from historic Whitby. This gentle watercolour captures the calmness of the harbour with the fishing boats moored up while the seagulls fly around looking for any scraps that remain. This small Yorkshire coast 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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