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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 128

    Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)

    Mother and Sons

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
    Mother and Sons
    signed and dated 'LS Lowry 1961' (upper left)
    felt-tipped pen, pencil and black crayon
    13¾ x 10 in. (35 x 25.4 cm.)


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    An oil painting of the same subject, Three Figures (Mothers and Sons), from 1967, and previously in the collection of Monty Bloom, was sold in these rooms on 8 June 2007, lot 123 (private collection).

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    Provenance

    with Hamet Gallery, London.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 13 December 1973, lot 19.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11 June 1976, lot 114.


    Exhibited

    London, Hamet Gallery, L.S. Lowry, September - October 1972, no. 77, as 'Woman and sons'.
    Manchester, City Art Gallery, on loan.