16 November 2007
Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
A Footbridge near Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
signed and dated 'L.S. Lowry 1964' (lower left)
13¼ x 18¾ in. (33.6 x 47.6 cm.)
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Lowry was fascinated by the footbridge at Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, on the North East coast, a few miles north of Newcastle. The footbridge appears in a number of imaginary paintings and drawings from the mid 1960s.
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