People Watching: The Art of L.S. Lowry

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Date of the auction: 02.07.2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) A smiling figure with hands clasped signed and dated 'L.S. Lowry 1970.' (lower left) pencil on paper 161⁄2 x 117⁄8 in. (41.9 x 30.1 cm.) Executed in 1970. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance Monty Bloom. Acquired from the

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £18,000 - £25,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) The Broken Shop Window at Cleator Moor signed and dated 'L.S. Lowry 1950' (lower left) pencil and pastel on blue paper 103⁄4 x 143⁄4 in. (27.3 x 37.5 cm.) Executed in 1950. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance Anonymous

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £35,000 - £55,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) The Elite Fish and Chip Shop signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1949' (lower left) oil on canvas 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.) Painted in 1949. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance with Lefevre Gallery, London. with Crane Kalman

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £500,000 - £800,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) The Lane signed with initials and dated 'LSL 1926' (lower right) pencil on paper 97⁄8 x 137⁄8 in. (25 x 35.3 cm.) Executed in 1926. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance with Stanhope Shelton, Suffolk, where purchased by the

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Lancashire Street signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1951.' (lower right) oil on panel 9 x 11 in. (22.8 x 27.9 cm.) Painted in 1951. Provenance with Lefevre Gallery, London, where purchased by the previous owner's grandmother. Their sale; Christie's, London, 22

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) A Woman Standing signed and dated 'LS LOWRY 1965' (lower left), inscribed 'A/WOMAN/STANDING' (on the reverse) oil on canvas-board 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.) Painted in 1965. Provenance with Lefevre Gallery, London. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 11

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Iron Works signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1941' (lower centre) oil on board 173⁄4 x 24 in. (45.1 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1941. Provenance Picture Loan Collection, Leicestershire County Council, 1952. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 17 July 1968, where purchased

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £500,000 - £800,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Bandstand, Peel Park signed and dated twice '2 September 1956 L.S. Lowry 1956' (lower right) pencil on paper 10 x 14 in. (25.4 x 35.6 cm.) Executed in 1956. Provenance The Reverend Geoffrey Bennett, Carlisle. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 November

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Landscape, Lytham signed with initials and dated 'LSL. 1918' (lower right) pencil and pastel on paper 5 x 63⁄4 in. (12.7 x 17.1 cm.) Executed in 1918. Provenance Monty Bloom, and by descent. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 November 2003, lot 113, part

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Coming from the Match signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1959' (lower right) oil on canvas 12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.) Painted in 1959. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner in 1959. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 November

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £500,000 - £800,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Ebbw Vale Steel Works signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1962' (lower left), inscribed 'EBBW VALE STEEL WORKS' (on the canvas overlap) oil on canvas 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.) Painted in 1962. Provenance with Lefevre Gallery, London. Anonymous sale; Christie's

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Farm Building, Lytham signed with initials and dated 'LSL. 1918' (lower right) pencil and pastel on buff paper 5 x 63⁄4 in. (12.7 x 17.1 cm.) Executed in 1918. Provenance Monty Bloom, and by descent. Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 November 2003, lot

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Landscape with Figures signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1957' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'Landscape with figures/oil painting/L.S. LOWRY/The Elms, Stalybridge Road/Mottram in Longdendale/Cheshire' (on a label attached to the reverse) oil on panel

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250,000 - £350,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Man Searching a Dustbin signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1960' (lower left) oil on board 9 x 8 in. (22.9 x 20.3 cm.) Painted in 1960. Provenance Monty Bloom, by whom purchased from the artist in 1960. His sale; Christie's, London, 9 June 2000, lot 48, where

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Market Square, Ebbw Vale signed, inscribed and dated 'L S Lowry Ebbw Vale/23 June 1959' (upper left), dedicated 'To Monty Bloom.' (upper right), with inscription 'The House where I was born. Monty Bloom' (on tape attached to the backboard) pencil on paper

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) St Matthew's Church signed and dated 'L.S. LOWRY 1947' (lower right) oil on panel 181⁄2 x 121⁄2 in. (47 x 31.1 cm.) Painted in 1947. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance Acquired directly from the artist by Margo Ingham in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Bank Place, Pendlebury signed and dated 'L.S Lowry 1941.' (lower left) oil on panel 131⁄2 x 171⁄4 in. (34.3 x 43.8 cm.) Painted in 1941. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance Anonymous sale; Weschler's Auctioneers

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £120,000 - £180,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Figures beside a harbour signed and dated 'LS Lowry 1961' (lower left) pencil and ink on paper 93⁄4 x 133⁄4 in. (24.7 x 34.9 cm.) Executed in 1961. Provenance with Gadsby Gallery, Leicester, where purchased by the family of the previous owner in 1973. Their

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020

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

Laurence Stephen Lowry, R.A. (1887-1976) Beach Scene signed 'LS Lowry.' (lower right) oil on board 101⁄4 x 14. in. (26 x 35.5 cm.) Provenance with Crane Kalman Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner in September 1991

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £130,000 - £180,000

Date: 2 Jul 2020