Timothy Spall & Vanessa Redgrave star in a new film about the life of LS Lowry and his relationship with his mother.

Like Ruskin, Lowry was a Royal Academician. He became one of the most famous British artists of his time.

Ruskin painted a portrait of Lowry in 1976 for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.

Portrait of the artist LS Lowry by Ruskin Spear

You can find out more about Mrs Lowry & Son at IMDB

The Lowry at Salford Quays in Manchester is one of the UK’s leading Art hubs and showcases many works by Lowry in it’s collection.