N05992 THE OLD HOUSE, GROVE STREET, SALFORD 1948
Inscr. ‘L. S. Lowry 1948’ b.l.
Canvas, 18×24 (45·5×61); there is a black framing line at top, bottom and right-hand side.
Purchased from the artist through the Lefevre Gallery (Knapping Fund) 1951.
Exh: Lefevre Gallery, March 1951 (37).
Based on a careful pencil drawing made in 1927; ‘the picture is as like the drawing as I could make it in 1948’ (letter from the artist, 21 January 1956).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I