Friday, 12 July 2013

1966 - Village on a Hill

Village on a Hill 1966
Lithograph, with an additional six figures added by Lowry in pastel
93 x 61cm (36 5/8 x 24in).
Sold [June 2012] for £5,750 including premium
Signed 'L. S. Lowry 1966' in red pen (lower left), numbered 3/75

This lithograph is accompanied by a copy of a letter dated October 1972 from Ganymed original editions limited, 33 Great Turnstile, London WC1, publishers of this print, announcing the publication of a further four lithographs by Lowry. The letter includes the following paragraph:

'There is one copy left of 'Village on a Hill' to which the artist has added some coloured drawing: this unique specimen is offered at £250.' 

Purchased from Ganymed original editions, and thence by family descent.

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