LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. (1887-1976)
LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. (1887-1976)
LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. (1887-1976)
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LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. (1887-1976)

The Sea

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LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY, R.A. (1887-1976)
The Sea
signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1964' (lower right), inscribed 'THE SEA' (on the canvas overlap)
oil on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1964.
Provenance
with Alex. Reid & Lefevre, London.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 1 March 1968, lot 68, as 'Seascape'.
with Crane Kalman Gallery, London, where purchased by J.P. Jacobs, and by descent.
Paula and David Swift.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, The Loneliness of L.S. Lowry, London, Crane Kalman Gallery, 1968, n.p., no. 28, pl. 11, as ‘The Grey Sea’.
Exhibition catalogue, L.S. Lowry, London, Royal Academy, 1976, pp. 30, 93, no. 306, illustrated, as ‘Grey Sea’.
D. McLean, L.S. Lowry, London, 1978, n.p., pl. 22.
Exhibition catalogue, Creation: Modern Art and Nature, Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 1984, p. 45, no. 37, illustrated.
'L.S. Lowry', Das Grosse Sammelwerk Maler: Leben, Werk und ihre Zeit, issue 72, 1987, n.p., illustrated, as 'The Grey Sea'.
Exhibition catalogue, L.S. Lowry: A Centenary Tribute, London, Crane Kalman Gallery, 1987, n.p., no. 21, illustrated, as 'Grey Sea'.
Exhibition catalogue, The Loneliness of Lowry, Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 2010, p. 21, no. 2, illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Lefevre Gallery, Recent Paintings by L.S. Lowry, June - July 1964, no. 2.
London, Royal Academy, 1965, no. 64, as 'Seascape'.
London, Crane Kalman Gallery, The Loneliness of L.S. Lowry, November 1968, no. 28, as ‘The Grey Sea’.
London, Royal Academy, L.S. Lowry, September - November 1976, no. 306, as ‘Grey Sea’.
Edinburgh, Scottish Arts Council, Arts Council Gallery, L.S. Lowry, December 1977 - January 1978, no. 59, as ‘Grey Sea’: this exhibition travelled to Hawick, Wilton Lodge Museum, January - February 1978; Aberdeen, Art Gallery, February - March 1978; Dundee, Museum and Art Gallery, March - April 1978; Inverness, Museum and Art Gallery, April - May 1978; and Perth, Museum and Art Gallery, May - June 1978.
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Creation: Modern Art and Nature, August - October 1984, no. 37, as ‘Grey Sea’.
London, Crane Kalman Gallery, L.S. Lowry: A Centenary Tribute, October - November 1987, no. 21, as 'Grey Sea'.
London, Crane Kalman Gallery, L.S. Lowry: A Selection of Masterpieces, June - August 1994, ex. cat.
Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, The Loneliness of Lowry, July - October 2010, no. 2, as 'The Grey Sea': this exhibition travelled to London, Crane Kalman Gallery, November - December 2010.
Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, on long term loan.
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