Friday, 12 July 2013

1919 - Head of a Man

Head of a Man 1919
23 x 19.5 cm. (9 x 7 3/4 in.)
Sold [June 2011] for £5,760 including premium
Signed with Initials and Dated 'L S L 1919' (lower right)

Acquired directly from the artist by Frank Whalley in the mid 1970's
Private Collection, U.K.

Southampton, Civic Centre Art Gallery, Drawings by L.S.Lowry, 1977

Please note that this work (and Head of a Woman) featured in a BBC2 documentary by John Read shortly after Lowry's death. They were part of a group of drawings he made on notepaper whilst working for the Pall Mall Property company in Manchester.

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