Hopes £900k masterpiece will boost town’s tourism

21st November 2013 from Press and Journal

A painting of a Wick scene by artist L.S. Lowry of matchstick men fame sold for almost £900,000 yesterday, and now residents are hoping for a visitor spin-off from the high profile sale. Steps at Wick which was painted by Lowry in the 1930s during a holiday in Scotland, sold…