A woman from Salford has become the focus of a major art exhibition without even realising it. Elizabeth Chapman popped to the shops 50 years ago when she unknowingly posed for a picture with world famous artist LS Lowry.
The photos have just recently been discovered and are now on display in the city:
The images by renowned artist Clive Arrowsmith are on display at The Lowry as part of the exhibition Lowry at Home: Salford 1966 until September.
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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.