Alan Lowndes (British, 1921-1978) Children in the street 76.5 x 63.5 cm. (30 x 25 in.)

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Lot 4
Alan Lowndes
(British, 1921-1978)
Children in the street 76.5 x 63.5 cm. (30 x 25 in.)

Sold for £ 9,000 (US$ 12,259) inc. premium
Alan Lowndes (British, 1921-1978)
Children in the street
signed and dated 'Alan Lowndes/1953' (lower left)
oil on canvas
76.5 x 63.5 cm. (30 x 25 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired directly from the artist by the husband of the present owner

    Jonathan Riley is author of the forthcoming biography of Alan Lowndes and he recently described viewing the present lot "with some surprise and very considerable pleasure". He added that "Children in the street is undoubtedly one of the very best early Lowndes paintings" and plans to include the work in his forthcoming book.

    We are grateful to Mr Riley for his help in preparing this catalogue entry.
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