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British artist LS Lowry auctioned The Playground along with 20 other works in London recently.

art and culture Updated: Nov 13, 2010 02:32 IST
Hindustan Times

Christie’s auction house is in news again. Christie’s employees were seen holding up The Playground, a painting by British artist LS Lowry, in London recently.

Along with 20 other works by Lowry, The Playground will be auctioned on November 11. The painting is regarded as the most valuable in the entire collection, with an estimated value of between 500,000 and 700,000 pounds (about $810,000—$1,100,000).

First Published: Nov 12, 2010 18:23 IST