DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S. | The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat
DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S. | The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat
DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S. | The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat
DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S. | The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat
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Property from a Private Collection

DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S. | The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Property from a Private Collection

DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S. | The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat

Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP

Lot Sold:9,375GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private Collection (lots 79-83)


DAME LAURA KNIGHT, R.A., R.W.S.

1877-1970

The Clowns Marba and Randy; Herbert Hanson the Acrobat


one signed l.r., the other l.l.; Laura Knight; one titled on backboard; Marba and Randy

both watercolour over crayon and pencil

each 35.5 by 25.5cm., 14 by 10in.

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Condition Report

Both drawings are flat in the mount and not laid down. The paper is slightly dirty and discoloured but this is not distracting and the drawings could be hung without any restoration.


FRAME

Both drawings are contained in simple black frames with a clean mount and under glass.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Marba and Randy - Ernest, Brown & Phillips, London, until 1936;

Cassirer Fine Art, Johannesburg;

Christie's, 25 September 1992, lot 165, where purchased by the present owner

Herbert Hanson the Acrobat - Christie's, London, 27 September 1991, lot 75, where purchased by the present owner

Exhibited

Marba and Randy - Brooklyn Museum, New York, Exhibition of Water Color Paintings, Pastels and Drawings by American and European Artists, 1935;

Johannesburg, (organised by The British Council), Empire Exhibition, 1936, no.436

Literature

Laura Knight, The Magic of a Line, 1965, Herbert Hanson illustrated p.312

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Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist Art
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