10 of 21 portraits of L.S. Lowry
If the sitter is a painter or sculptor: "© The Lewinski Archive at Chatsworth / Bridgeman Images"; in all other cases: "© Estate of Jorge Lewinski".
by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1965
11 3/4 in. x 14 5/8 in. (297 mm x 372 mm)
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- Laurence Stephen ('L.S.') Lowry (1887-1976), Painter. Sitter in 21 portraits, Artist of 2 portraits.
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- Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski (1921-2008), Photographer. Artist of 103 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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Lewinski has specialised in the photographic portrayal of artists, his Portrait of the Artist ; Twenty-five years of British Art, was published in 1987. This image of Lowry was taken on one of rare visits to London and Lewinski recalls collecting him in a taxi from his hotel near Russell Square, and taking him to a dilapidated industrial area near King's Cross for the photographs. They then had 'tea and fruitcake in a real transport cafe'.
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- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (near the Ebonite Tower, York Way, King's Cross, London)