Search the collection

< Back to search results

 

An Organ Grinder
painting

Lowry, Laurence Stephen
Europe, United Kingdom, England
1934

1936.1

oil paint
53.5 x 39.5 cm

More Details

An Organ Grinder 1934
L.S. Lowry 1887-1976
Oil on canvas

This painting shows how Valette's influence weakened
as Lowry developed his own, idiosyncratic style.
Nevertheless, the dark figures set against a pale backdrop
derives principally from Valette's paintings,
particularly the foreground figure in Albert Square.

Purchased 1936.1