The artist Ned Owens and his first wife Margo Ingham set up the Mid-Day Studios in 1946 in the basement of a house opposite the City Art Gallery.
Mid-Day Studios, Manchester by L S Lowry, 1952
© courtesy of The Estate of L S Lowry, 2007
- Oil on board
- 14 x 25.3 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £8,500 ( Total: £25,000)
- Acquired in:
- Pat Owens
It was a privately run gallery which exhibited works by local artists. Lowry's first major one person show was held here in 1948. The gallery closed in 1951.
Ned Owens; bequeathed to his second wife, Pat Owens, 1990.