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

Mill scene

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
Mill scene
signed with initials 'L.S.L' (lower right), signed again and dedicated 'by L.S. Lowry to/David Carr - with best wishes' (lower right of supporting card), dated indistinctly 'November 2nd 1945' (lower left of supporting card) and inscribed and dated again 'This is my first Mill drawing/done about 1916 or 1917' (on the reverse of the supporting card)
black and coloured chalk
4½ x 7 in. (11.4 x 7.8 cm.)
A gift from the artist to David Carr on the occasion of his thirtieth birthday.
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 5 March 1996, lot 55.
Sunderland, Arts Council of Great Britain, Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery, L.S. Lowry, August - September 1966, no. 118; this exhibition travelled to Manchester, Whitworth Art Gallery, September - October 1966; Bristol, City Art Gallery, October - November 1966; and London, Tate Gallery, November 1966 - January 1967.
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