• Dame Laura Knight - part 1

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1927 Dame Laura Knight bromide print 19 x 24.3 cm
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    © National Portrait Gallery, London
    Dame Laura Knight nee Laura Johnson was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint. Knight was a painter in the figurative, realist tradition and who embraced English Impressionism. In her long career, Knight was among the most successful and popular painters in Britain. Her success in the male-dominated British art establishment paved the way for greater status and recognition for women artists.In 1929 she was created a Dame, and in 1936...
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  • Dame Laura Knight - part 2

    Dame Laura Knight - part 2

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1926 Portrait of Laura Knight by Harold Knight oil on canvas 40.6 x 31.7 cm
    Dame Laura Knight nee Laura Johnson was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint. Knight was a painter in the figurative, realist tradition and who embraced English Impressionism. In her long career, Knight was among the most successful and popular painters in Britain. Her success in the male-dominated British art establishment paved the way for greater status and recognition for women artists.In 1929 she was created a Dame, and in 1936 became the first woman elected to...
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  • Dame Laura Knight - part 3

    Dame Laura Knight - part 3

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb


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  • Dame Laura Knight - part 4

    Dame Laura Knight - part 4

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1936 Dame Laura Knight bromide print 17.6 x 23.1 cm
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    © National Portrait Gallery, London
    Dame Laura Knight nee Laura Johnson was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint. Knight was a painter in the figurative, realist tradition and who embraced English Impressionism. In her long career, Knight was among the most successful and popular painters in Britain. Her success in the male-dominated British art establishment paved the way for greater status and recognition for women artists.In 1929 she was created a Dame, and in 1936...
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  • Dame Laura Knight - part 5

    Dame Laura Knight - part 5

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1936 Dame Laura Knight half-plate glass negative Bassano & Vandyk
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    © National Portrait Gallery, London
    Dame Laura Knight nee Laura Johnson was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint. Knight was a painter in the figurative, realist tradition and who embraced English Impressionism. In her long career, Knight was among the most successful and popular painters in Britain. Her success in the male-dominated British art establishment paved the way for greater status and recognition for women artists.In 1929 she was...
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  • Dame Laura Knight - part 6

    Dame Laura Knight - part 6

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1936 Dame Laura Knight half-plate glass negative Bassano Vandyk Studios
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    © National Portrait Gallery, London 4
    Dame Laura Knight nee Laura Johnson was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint. Knight was a painter in the figurative, realist tradition and who embraced English Impressionism. In her long career, Knight was among the most successful and popular painters in Britain. Her success in the male-dominated British art establishment paved the way for greater status and recognition for women artists.In 1929 she was...
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  • Dame Laura Knight - part 7

    Dame Laura Knight - part 7

    4 monthes ago - By Poul Webb

    1960s Dame Laura Knight by Jitendra Arya bromide print 20.3 x 15.5 cm
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    © National Portrait Gallery, London
    Dame Laura Knight nee Laura Johnson was an English artist who worked in oils, watercolours, etching, engraving and drypoint. Knight was a painter in the figurative, realist tradition and who embraced English Impressionism. In her long career, Knight was among the most successful and popular painters in Britain. Her success in the male-dominated British art establishment paved the way for greater status and recognition for women artists.In 1929 she was created a...
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