Among the later British works at Trinity House Paintings, meanwhile, are a dramatic Malvern landscape by Laura Knight and a drawing by L.S. Lowry
showing a cavernous construction site in central Manchester in 1929 (Fig.
English artist Laurence Stephen Lowry, more commonly referred to as L.S. Lowry
, is remembered for being enigmatic and mischievous.
Matchstick men painter L.S. Lowry
would have raised a wry eyebrow if he'd known his paintings would one day sell for millions, as his famous Station Approach did three years ago.
The bronze statue of artist L.S. Lowry
sits at the bar after it was installed in Sam''s Chop House pub in Manchester
Christie's holds the world auction record price for L.S. Lowry
, with Good Friday, Daisy nook, 1946, selling for pounds 3,772,000 in 2007.
THIS snowy scene could be a lost work by artist L.S. Lowry
The painting, signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY
1964' in the lower right corner, has been in the hands of a private collector since the mid-1970s.
Her sons said: "Mum and dad bought art that they loved and that they could relate to, and since L.S. Lowry
painted the world that our mother grew up in there was very much a personal connection to each of these particular paintings.
"It has excellent museum provenance, having featured in an exhibition titled 'L.S. Lowry
in the North East' in 1989 at the Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery."