Rare LS Lowry painting could fetch more than £1.3m

The Painting of Pendlebury Station Credit: Christie's

An oil painting by Salford artist LS Lowry could fetch more than £1.3m at auction.

The Painting of Pendlebury Station will be auctioned today at Christie’s in London.

The station was on Bolton Road, opposite St Augustine’s Church, and about half a mile from the artist’s home in Station Road, Pendlebury.

The painting of people waiting on the station’s platform is up for sale for between £1.3m and £1.8m.