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Daemon
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Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887)

Lowry was an English painter noted for his bleak northern industrial scenes, often featuring primitive figures that he called "matchstick men." He also appears to hold the record for the most honors declined. He twice declined appointment to the Order of the British Empire—as an officer in 1955 and as a commander in 1961—and turned down a knighthood in 1968 and appointments to the Order of the Companions of Honour in 1972 and 1976. Which of his controversial works were exhibited after his death? More...
thar
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He is famous for the factory paintings but I prefer the ship and dockyard ones. Maybe that is just me!



Joseph Glantz
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Nice pictues. Thanks thar!Applause
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Quite nice; so do I. Thanks, thar!
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