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When did Lowry paint going to the match?

When did Lowry paint going to the match?

Painted in 1928, Going to the Match is among the earliest known, if not the earliest, depiction of one of L.S. Lowry’s most iconic and timeless subjects – that of spectators thronging to a sporting occasion.

What football team does LS Lowry support?

the Manchester City football team
Lowry loved football Lowry supported the Manchester City football team, and regularly attended home matches. He also painted several canvases of fans on their way to, or at games.

Who owns Lowry going to the match?

the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA)
Going to the Match is owned by the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) and is displayed at The Lowry along with a preparatory pencil sketch. The Tate Gallery in London owns 23 works. The City of Southampton owns The Floating Bridge, The Canal Bridge and An Industrial Town.

What stadium is going to the match Lowry?

Burnden Park stadium
Lowry’s (1953) oil painting ‘Going to the Match’, depicting football fans converging on Bolton Wanderers’ Burnden Park stadium ( Figure 8.

How much is going to the match by Lowry?

Going to the Match will be offered with an estimate of £2-3m as part of Sotheby’s inaugural British Art: Modern/Contemporary live-stream auction this summer.

What are Lowry paintings worth?

Lowry paintings prices can be quite staggering given the artist’s popularity and prestige, some reaching as high as $100,000.

Why is Lowry famous?

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

How much is an original Lowry?

The sale of the painting, which was discovered last year, was more than double the estimated price. A recently discovered painting by British artist LS Lowry has sold for £2.6 million at auction.

Who inherited Lowry’s estate?

Carol Ann Lowry
Howard was granted unique access to Lowry’s estate, which was bequeathed to Carol Ann Lowry, the painter’s ‘adoptive goddaughter’, one of the several young girls Lowry befriended, and who helped to fuel his artistic fantasies.

Are Lowry signed prints a good investment?

Not only with his original paintings and drawings, but with the signed, limited edition prints and lithographs. Looking at the present results, we can see that L.S. Lowry’s work has been, and most likely will continue to be, a very attractive financial investment.

How can you tell if a Lowry print is real?

A real Lowry signature should be hand-signed in pencil, in the paper margin underneath the printed image. There may be a Lowry signature on the print itself, but this is copied from the original painting – the pencil signature is a firmer sign of authenticity.

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