Pit Tragedy by L S Lowry

Lowry deliberately devised his Chaplinesque figures as a conceptual image of Man and the underlying theme of his work is loneliness and Man's isolation.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
40 x 51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£8,750 ( Total: £35,000)
Acquired in:
1993
Vendor:
Carlisle Cathedral Chapter

Here, powerfully, but without compassion, he depicts the human emotion surrounding a pit tragedy.

Provenance

Carlisle Cathedral, Rev.Geoffrey Bennett.

Venue details

The Lowry Salford Quays, SALFORD Greater Manchester M50 3AZ 0843 208 6000 www.thelowry.com

Entry details

Free to all

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