Lowry R.B.A. R.A., Laurence Stephen (1887 - 1976)
Richmond Hill, Salford. Pencil. Signed with initials and dated, 1925. Inscribed verso ' Richmond Hill / Salford / 1925'. Framer's label: 'Intermountain Art Company, Salt Lake City' label verso. Provenance: William Bates (1918-2012); Sotheby's 3/11/82, lot 145, where acquired by the present owner as an after sale purchase. Literature: A larger, later version of this drawing, in the City Art Gallery, Salford, is reproduced in Mervyn Levy, The Drawings of L. S. Lowry: Public and Private, Plate 80. The Salford City Art Gallery drawing is signed and inscribed 'L. S. Lowry 1957 from an old sketch, 1925'.