“Lost Mine” by Peter Lanyon

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Is this the greatest work of the 1950s? Vividly painted by Peter Lanyon, the unparalleled master of the Cornish landscape, Lost Mine is a fabulous example of British Abstract Expressionism. Lizzie Perrotte unravels the tragic story that inspired the painting.

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