Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
An Old Street
signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1932' (lower right)
oil on panel
21 x 15¼ in. (53.3 x 38.8 cm.)
with Lefevre Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner in October 1977.
Exhibition catalogue, A Memorial Exhibition of Paintings & Drawings by L.S. Lowry R.A., London, Lefevre Gallery, 1976, no. 3, illustrated.
London, Lefevre Gallery, A Memorial Exhibition of Paintings & Drawings by L.S. Lowry R.A., May - July 1976, no. 3.

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'Bruegel did the industrial scene as he knew it in his day and I did it in my day, so it's natural that critics make comparisons between his work and mine. It jumps to the eyes. When he was alive he saw the industrial scene around him and he did it. Now four hundred years later I saw the industrial scene around me and I did it. And with him people said "What are you doing these things for? Nobody wants pictures like this," and, funnily enough, they have said the same thing to me' (L.S. Lowry quoted in S. Rohde, L.S. Lowry A Biography, Salford, 1979, p. 101).

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