Rare Lowry paintings go on show
A painting that has been unseen for over half a century will be displayed for the public's pleasure at the Lowry.
A drawing of a very similar scene to The Auction (1958), made by Lowry in 1956, is said to depict a Manchester auction attended by the artist. Many of the people in the foreground of this vast auction room seem to be passers-by, oblivious to the sale taking place.
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