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    Sale 5391

    20th Century British Art including Works from the Collection of Bannon & Barnabas McHenry

    17 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    Arthur Delaney (1927-1987)

    Portwood Stockport

    Price Realised  

    Arthur Delaney (1927-1987)
    Portwood Stockport
    signed 'Arthur Delaney' (lower right)
    oil on board
    10 x 13½ in. (25.4 x 34.3 cm.)


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    Delaney was born in Manchester and his work is inspired by memories of his childhood. He was influenced by the work of L.S. Lowry and set out to capture the atmosphere of the 1930s, producing street scenes which capture the nostalgia of the period with rattling tramcars and gas lamps under smokey grey skies.

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