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Laurence Stephen Lowry
Old Lighthouse, Blyth
Pencil on paper, signed and dated 1970, 16 ½ x 11 5/8 in.
Price: £ 42000
Artist biography:
Laurence Stephen Lowry was an English artist born in Stretford, Lancashire. Many of his drawings and paintings depict nearby Salford and surrounding areas, including Pendlebury, where he lived and worked for over 40 years.

Lowry is famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of North West England in the mid-20th century. He had a distinctive style of painting and is best known for urban landscapes peopled with human figures often referred to as "matchstick men".