21 November 2001,
Price realised GBP 2,820
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
Ringley Bridge, Bolton
signed with initials and dated 'LSL 60' (lower right)
4 x 4¼ in. (10.2 x 10.8 cm.)
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Ringley is in Bolton, Greater Manchester. A more detailed drawing of the same view dated 1928 is in the collection of Salford Art Gallery (see M. Levy, The Drawings of L.S. Lowry, Public and Private, no. 103, illustrated).
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A gift from the artist to the present owner.
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