19 November 2004
Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976)
House in Maryport
signed and dated 'L.S. Lowry 1947' (lower right), inscribed and dated again 'House in/Maryport 1947' (on the reverse)
5 x 7 in. (10.7 x 17.8 cm.)
Given by the artist to the present owner's grandfather, and by descent.
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Maryport in Cumbria was the home of Lowry's friend, Reverend Geoffrey Bennett, and Lowry often visited the family here.
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