L.S. Lowry

A Lancashire Landscape

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About this artwork

Laurence Stephen Lowry’s scenes of life in the industrial districts of North West England are some of the most recognisable images in British art. This early work includes many of the motifs commonly found in Lowry’s pictures: railings, lamp posts, factory chimneys, dogs and his distinctive ‘matchstick’ figures. Like most of his townscapes, the view is a composite, in which buildings and anecdotes sketched from life or recalled from memory, are brought together in one carefully composed scene.

Published May 2022

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L.S. Lowry

L.S. Lowry