A previously unseen painting by LS Lowry has sold for £410,000 at auction.
Outside the Factory was given as a thank you gift to a children's author in the 1950's.
The work was expected to make £250,000 at Sotheby's.
A painting by Salford artist LS Lowry that has never been seen in public is up for auction. Outside the Factory was given as a thank you gift to a children's author in the 1950's. The work is expected to make a £250,000 at Sotherby's.
The artwork of a 7-year-old boy will be hung next to Salford painter L.S Lowry's work.
Jack Barker, from Cumbria, beat hundreds of other children as part of a competition to have his work exhibited.
And the art work of a 6 year old boy will be hung next to Salford painter L.S Lowry's work. Jack Barker, from Cumbria, beat hundreds of other children as part of a competition to have his work exhibited. The work, entitled The Sea, will hang in the Lowry for a year.
The Lowry works with over 500 schools across the North West every year to introduce the world of the arts to young people.
A painting by Salford artist L.S Lowry is on display for the first time since it was created over 50 years ago.
'Station Approach' depicts Manchester's exchange station and is expected to fetch up to £3 million when it goes up for auction next month.
It is being exhibited at the Lowry Theatre at Salford Quays.
An auction at Sotheby's has made a Cambridgeshire woman a multi-millionaire. Dawn Sadler from Dry Drayton inherited 15 paintings by LS Lowry from her brother AJ Thomson who built a successful waste paper business. This evening (Tuesday) they sold for a total of just over £15 million.
A painting by Salford born artist LS Lowry could fetch up to £800,000 when it goes up for auction in London next week. 'The Steps at Wick' depicts the small fishing town of Wick at the northern end of Scotland in Caithness.
It's due to go under the hammer at Bonhams in London on 20 November.
Tate Britain is showcasing the works of Stretford's LS Lowry, 37 years after his death. The gallery has long been accused of shunning the artist, whose pictures of industrial Salford and Manchester sell for a fortune. More than 90 of his works are on display.
A painting by Adolphe Valette, the French artist who taught Manchester aritist LS Lowry drawing is to be sold at auction. It will go under the hammer at Bonhams in Chester later today. The painting titled 'Apres-midi' is expected to sell for between £15,000-20,000.