• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 58

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

    The Wear, Sunderland

    Price Realised  

    Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
    The Wear, Sunderland
    signed and dated 'LS Lowry 1961' (lower left), signed, inscribed and dated again 'The Wear, Sunderland/LS Lowry 1961' (on the reverse)
    pencil
    9¾ x 13½ in. (24.7 x 34.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Purchased by the present owner's mother at the 1971 exhibition, and by descent.


    Literature

    M. Levy, The Drawings of L.S. Lowry Public and Private, London, 1976, no. 202, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Lefevre Gallery, L.S. Lowry, February - March 1971, catalogue not traced.