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Bailey Bridge, Manchester

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Impressionistic, smog-ridden view of Bailey Bridge over the River Irwell, Manchester, looking along the river bank to the left towards the low bridge in the background, beyond which can be seen a landscape of factory buildings and chimneys. There is a single boat moored along the riverbank to the left surrounded by dark shadowy figures. Light, dappled paintwork and creates a foggy haze across the picture surface.

Manchester Art Gallery

Manchester

Title

Bailey Bridge, Manchester

Date

1912

Medium

oil on jute

Measurements

H 155 x W 115 cm

Accession number

1928.36

Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 1928

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

artist's inscription : : brc : artist's name, date : A. VALETTE -1912-

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