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The Trapeze Artist - Dame Laura Knight Dbe Ra Rws (1877 - 1970)

"The Trapeze Artist - Dame Laura Knight Dbe Ra Rws (1877 - 1970)"
Dutch ripple frame

Royal Watercolour Society Summer show in 1934, Number 141.
Illustrated in the Old Watercolour Society Club Vol.12. Plate. 30
Private collection

For some of Laura’s most delicate paintings such as this one, she employed the medium of watercolour, something she had started with great effect in the early 1900’s.

Throughout 1929 and 1930 Knight went on a tour of British towns with the combined Bertram Mills and Great Carmo's Circus. Painting within a working circus forced Knight to paint at great speed, as the performers rarely had much time to pose.
Price : $22,500
Artist : Signed Bottom Right
Period: 20th century
Style: Modern
Condition : Good condition

Material : Watercolour and pastel
Length: 15 inches
Height : 22 inches

Reference : 163
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