7 June 2001
Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
Landscape with figures, Workington
signed and dated 'L S Lowry 1969' (lower right)
9¾ x 13½ in. (24.8 x 34.3 cm.)
Sir Frederick Gibberd, C.B.E., R.A.
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London, Lefevre Gallery, L.S. Lowry, R.A., February 1968, no. 40.
Workington is situated on the North Cumbrian coast, between Maryport and Whitehaven. A similar composition, dated 1956, was exhibited at the Royal Academy, L.S. Lowry, R.A. 1997-1976, September-November 1976, no. 99 (incorrectly dated 1930).
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