Boar Lane, Leeds, by lamplight signed and dated 'Atkinson Grimshaw 1881+' (lower right) signed and inscribed with title on reverse oil on canvas 49 x 77 cm. (19 1/4 x 30 1/4 in.)
Provenance: Private collection.
Exhibited: Leeds, Leeds City Art Gallery and Temple Newsham House, October-November 1979 (touring exhibition), no. 50.
Literature: Robertson, Alexander, Aktinson Grimshaw, Phaidon Press, London, 1988, (colour plate. 81): "This is one of Grimshaw's most lovingly painted street scenes,not only in the suggestion of night-time atmosphere, but also in the way the light from shop windows is reflected on the wet pavement and cobbles." (p.84)
A smaller version of this scene was sold with Christie's, London, June 13, 2000, lot 49.