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LS Lowry artwork fetches 2.3mln pounds at auction

June 11, 2014


London, June 11 (ANI): Station Approach, Manchester, a painting by LS Lowry has been sold for 2.3 million pounds at a sale of modern and post-war British art at Sotheby's auction house.

Believed to be Lowry's one of the "most exciting works", the painting was done in 1960 and portrays a view outside the London and North Western Railway Exchange Station, the BBC reported.

Frances Christie, Sotheby's spokeswoman said that the late English artist was a master at depicting the liveliness of a daily life, and he really captured the everyday hustle and bustle of the crowds in the painting.

Earlier in March, a total of 13 paintings by Lowry were sold at auction for more than 15 million pounds. (ANI)

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Source: Asian News International

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