In a recent probate valuation in Newbury, Berkshire a fine oil paintng by Sep E. Scott was valued by our surveyor for probate.
Sep.E.Scott Painting Valued For Probate
Avery Associates are regularly carry out probate valuation in Berkshire, but it was during the probate valuation of chattels at a Newbury property that the fine oil painting was valued. We have also carried out probate valuation in Inkpen, Kintbury, Lambourn, Leckhampstead, Midgham and Padworth, but it was during the probate vauation of house contents in Basildon that the grandfather clock was found.
About Septimus Scott
Septimus Edwin Scott (1879-1965), who signed his name Sep E. Scott, was a British painter, illustrator and comics artist. He was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, on 19 March 1879, and studied at the Royal College of Art in London. By 1903 he was exhibiting his landscape and portrait paintings at the Royal Academy. He was elected an associate of the Royal Society of British Artists in 1919, the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in 1920 and Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours in 1927.
Scotts Propoganda Posters
During the First World War he painted propaganda posters for the Ministry of Munitions, and from the 1920s he worked in advertising, painting posters for Lifebuoy soap, Mars chocolate bars and Players cigarettes, among many other products.His art was probably most widely known through railway company posters such as one for the London & North Eastern Railway to advertise rail services to Newcastle’s North East Coast Exhibition, open from May to October 1929.
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