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Laurence Lowry

 (1887 - 1976)
Laurence Stephen Lowry was active/lived in United Kingdom, England.  Laurence Lowry is known for naive genre, figure, street and industrial scene painting.

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Laurence Lowry


An English born artist, Laurence Lowry became well known in northern England during his lifetime and did many drawings and paintings reflecting his native region around the city of Manchester.  Some of his works are town scenes of his birthplace, Stretford, and of Pendlebury, where he lived and had his studio for over 30 years.  A focus for him was the lives of people in industrial settings such as Coming from the Mill (1930) and Industrial Landscape (1955).  Often his drawings and paintings conveyed no sense of weather or geographic setting beyond the immediate scene.

He often drew and painted bustling city life with 'matchstick men', a name applied to his hastily drawn figures.  Some of   ...  Displaying 750 of 3794 characters.



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About  Laurence Lowry

Born:  1887 - Stretford, England
Died:   1976 - Glossop, England
Known for:  naive genre, figure, street and industrial scene painting