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Young Man Reading in an Interior

Edward Seago (1910-1974)


Oil on board

17 ½ x 15 ½ inches

Edward Seago produced a number of paintings of young men relaxing in interior or exterior settings. Sitters included Flight-Lieutenant Bernard Clegg, the actor, Jeremy Spenser and, most frequently, his assistant, the artist, Peter Seymour. The present work may show Seymour in a room at Seago’s home, The Dutch House, Ludham.