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Painting Lord Beaverbrook gave to Fredericton gallery sells for just above $2M at London auction

Painting Lord Beaverbrook gave to Fredericton gallery sells for just above M at London auction

A pricey painting from Fredericton’s Beaverbrook Art Gallery was sold at auction Tuesday in London. Beach Scene, Lancashire by British painter L.S. Lowry sold for slightly more than $2 million Cdn at Sotheby’s. Tom Smart, the Beaverbrook’s director, said recently funds raised from the sale would go into the acquisition fund to purchase new works. Smart was not available for comment after …

Lowry painting from Beaverbrook Art Gallery worth $1.7M-$2.6M to be auctioned off in London

Painting Lord Beaverbrook gave to Fredericton gallery sells for just above M at London auction

A painting given by Lord Beaverbrook to Fredericton’s Beaverbrook Art Gallery in 1959 is set to be auctioned off in London. Tom Smart, director of the gallery, confirmed to CBC News that Beach Scene, Lancashire by British painter Laurence Stephen Lowry — or L.S. Lowry — is up for sale. Smart said this is a process called deaccessioning. The frequency of …