4 June 2004,
Price realised GBP 20,315
GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
The bridge, Ringley
signed and dated 'L S Lowry 1926' (lower left)
9½ x 13½ in. (24.1 x 34.3 cm.)
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The village of Ringley lies in the Irwell Valley between Salford and Bolton.
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A gift from the artist to Miss Matilda Alcock, and by descent.
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