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His father was weak, while his mother, a former teacher, was an intelligent, but controlling and manipulative woman, who berated her son for his clumsiness, while maintaining a powerful hold over him till her death in 1939.

On leaving school without qualifications, Lowry took a menial job with a firm of accountants, but soon began evening classes in drawing.

'As far as Javi goes, we didn't have a conversation because we clearly don't know how to have a healthy conversation,' she said.While Lowry did paint other self-portraits that conform very much to the idea of him as an outsider artist, such as the tormented 'Horrible Heads’ series, produced during his mother’s final illness.Yet seen against the development of his art as a whole, it is apparent that these are the highly conscious works of an artist who was well-versed in the art of his own time and the past.Born in 1887, the son of a clerk, Laurence Stephen Lowry grew up in leafy and relatively prosperous Rusholme, a few miles away on the other side of Manchester.In 1909, when he was 21 and still very much living at home, the family, under financial pressure, moved to Pendlebury. 'Then, after years, I got pretty interested in it, then obsessed by it.’ Lowry’s childhood was, by his own account, unhappy and repressed.He’s universally known in this country, but means pretty much nothing anywhere else.

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