• Delivery
  • Secure Payment
  • Finance Options

We are pleased to offer a global packing and shipping service. Our gallery team are always on hand to help, whether you are collecting in person or require advice about recommended carriers.

Secure payments are available via credit card and BACS options.

Spread the cost of your purchase, interest free. We have various interest free options available. T&Cs apply. Representative 0% APR.

To see your options contact us today.

About the work

L. S. Lowry’s lithograph, View Of A Town from 1973, shows an industrial vista, seen from a high point in the town, with people walking along the pavement in the very foreground of the image. The print shows many features typical of Lowry’s work such as smoking chimneys, terraced houses and figures from all walks of life going about their daily business. Elements of this print convey a sense of realism, but like many of Lowry’s works, this is a composite image. Lowry’s paintings were fundamentally composed from a variety of repeated motifs, growing increasingly sentimental as his career went on. As the composition stretches further back, the industrial buildings seem to be piled on top of one another, as the scene moves down the hill of the town. Black smoke from the mills merge into the sky and clouds, and there seems to be no distinction between the natural and the industrial. There is an unclean, smoke-filled atmosphere to this scene due to Lowry’s use of colour and the figures appear to be naturalised within the industrial environment. Published by Mainstone publications in 1973 and stamped with the Fine Art Trade Guild blind stamp

Signature: Signed in pencil lower right

Medium: Offset Lithograph


Artwork enquiry

View of a Town

L.S Lowry (1887-1976)

View of a Town