A Cumbrian scene painted by LS Lowry has been sold at auction for just under £500,000.
The painting of Senhouse Street, in Maryport, by LS Lowry
The picture of Senhouse Street in Maryport was part of a sale at Christie's in London of 20th Century British art.
It was painted in 1955, but some of the landmarks on the waterfront are still recognisable today.
The painting, which shows the daily life in the Cumbrian fishing port, was sold for £498,000.
Lowry, who was born in Manchester 1887 and died in1976, is most famous for his industrial matchstick men scenes.