Edward Seago paintings auctioned for £408,250

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

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