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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Dame Laura Knight, R.A., R.W.S.
HAIFA AND HASSAN
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79

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Dame Laura Knight, R.A., R.W.S.
HAIFA AND HASSAN
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Details & Cataloguing

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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Dame Laura Knight, R.A., R.W.S.
1877-1970
HAIFA AND HASSAN
signed with initials l.r: L.K
oil on canvas
61 by 51cm., 24 by 20in.
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Provenance

Lieutenant-Colonel W.E. Lyon, Stow-on-the-Wold and thence by descent until 1994;
Sotheby's, London, 28 September 1994, lot 116, where purchased by the present owner

Exhibited

Worthing Art Gallery, Paintings and Drawings by Dame Laura Knight, 1963, no,47;
London, Royal Academy, Dame Laura Knight, 1965, no.23

Catalogue Note

Laura painted Fred Carmo's troupe of beautiful spotted acrobat's horses several times at Bertram Mills' Circus, on this occasion in 1930. The breed was called 'Knapstroper', peculiar to Eastern Germany and Russia.

Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British Impressionist Art

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London