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St John's Church, Manchester

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

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An almost totally blacked-out view of St John's Church, Manchester, seen from the end of the road looking down towards the church, silhouetted against the pale, heavy impasto sky. Rows of terraced housing line either side of the church, seen as solid dark blocks, indistinguishable from each other.

Manchester Art Gallery



St John's Church, Manchester




oil on board


H 31 x W 30.3 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased from Reverend Geoffrey S. Bennett, 1987

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Inscription description

artist's inscription : : blc : artist's name, date : L.S.Lowry 1938


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