Dame Laura Knight Oil on CanvasRef: MSDLKSC1£14500
Dame Laura Knight, DBE,RA,RWS,(1877-1970)British,
Oil on canvas titled “scarecrow” signed (Laura Knigt)and dated 1940, in original frame and glazed, Royal Academy label to reverse.
The Royal Academy confirmed that the painting titled “the Scarecrow” was exhibited as part of 250 paintings at a retrospective exhibition in 1965, furthermore the painting was loaned to the exhibition by Dame Laura Knight herself, painted from Sir Bury Jackson’s garden at Malvern .
Sir Barry Jackson was a famous English theatre director, entrepreneur and founder of the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and alonside George Bernard Shaw, The Malvern Festival.
63 x 73 x 6 cm Frame)