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Piccadilly Gardens

© The Estate of L.S. Lowry. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2023. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

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The view of Piccadilly Gardens is taken from the south east corner of the sunken gardens adjacent to Portland Street. The angle is looking towards the intersection of Mosley Street, Market Street and Piccadilly. There are crowds of people in the gardens; walking dogs, pushing prams and standing chatting. Rylands department store can be seen in the background to the right.

Manchester Art Gallery



Piccadilly Gardens




oil on canvas


H 76.2 x W 101.6 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from Leonard Cohen & Henry's Stores Ltd, 1956

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Inscription description

Signed : brc : L.S.LOWRY 1954


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