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    Sale 5884

    20th Century British Art

    15 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

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

    Seated female nude (verso); Head portrait (recto)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
    Seated female nude (verso); Head portrait (recto)
    signed 'LS Lowry' (upper right)
    pencil
    19¾ x 14½ in. (50.2 x 36.8 cm.)
    Executed circa 1916.


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    Provenance

    The Collection of Joseph Fitton
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 10 June 1998, lot 3.
    with Crane Kalman Gallery, London
    with Henry Donn Gallery, Manchester


    Saleroom Notice

    The head study on the reverse is a drawing of Donatello's sculpture of Niccolo da Uzzano (1359-1431), c. 1430, in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.