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Title: The Life of L.S. Lowry, 1887-1976
Description: London, Jupiter Books. 1977, First Edition. (ISBN: 0904041603) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library, Laurence Stephen Lowry (1 November 1887 - 23 February 1976) was an English artist born on Barrett Street, Stretford, Lancashire. Stretford is now in the borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester. Many of his drawings and paintings depict nearby Salford and surrounding areas, including Pendlebury where he lived and worked for over forty years at 117 Station Road, opposite St. Mark's RC Church.Lowry is famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of northern England during the early 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". He also painted mysterious unpopulated landscapes, brooding portraits, and the secret 'marionette' works (the latter only found after his death). Good/Good.

Keywords: Fine Art History Biography Painting Painters L.S. Lowry 0904041603

Price: GBP 15.00 = appr. US$ 21.42 Seller: Delectus Books
- Book number: 026598

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