gave 'Sailing Boats' to Geoffrey's parents, William and Nellie, as a wedding present on their marriage in 1920.
Gallery owner Mike Baggs said: "We have been selling Lowry
prints for some time and were contacted earlier in the year by a long standing collector of Lowry
's work who was looking to sell some of his collection.
It is part of a new exhibition celebrating the life and work of LS Lowry
The clients said, "We are very pleased with the way Lisa and Eric Lowry
Sotheby's modern and post-war specialist Simon Hucker said: "Bloom's enthusiasm for this kind of material encouraged Lowry
to continue painting and gave him an outlet.
carried out the sketch from the south bank of the Tyne in 1964, probably after making the short trip from nearby Seaburn.
's profile has been boosted still further by an exhibition on the artist at the Tate Modern in London, called Lowry
and the Painting of Modern Life, which ran until October.
Mr Ward said he was inspired to bring Lowry
to life by a drawing made of a Christmas lunch the artist had at the Chop House.
PRISON: Ashleigh Hanbury punched Kevin Lowry
, below left, when the snowball fight got out of hand
A Malcolm Lowry
le gustaba decir que habia llegado a Nueva York tan solo con una playera de futbol y un ejemplar de Moby Dick.
Manchester City vs Sheffield United is from a small and important group of paintings in which Lowry
records an actual event rather than a composite image of different locations or impressions.