Small figures...

November 28 2011

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Pic: Lowry's painting of Picadilly Circus matches the £5.6m record for the artist. (Christies).

An interesting article in the Telegraph reveals the undying fascination with works by Lowry, and how despite the fairly large supply of them, they are consistent performers in the auction rooms.

Out of the 485 lots offered between the leading auction houses during the recent 20th Century British Art sales, only 33 were by Lowry, yet despite this, they contributed to half of the total £40m sale turnover. There are even rumours circulating that Tate Britain might be staging a long overdue exhibition of his work...

 

Click here for the story.


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