Harold Knight (1874- 1961) Premier Collection. (Late 19th Early 20th century).Artist: Possible a very early work. Medium : Oil painting on canvas. Frame size : 36.5 in x 26.5in. (93 cm x 67 cm).
Canvas size : 30" x 20 ". Harold Knight - 1874 - 1961.Harold Knight was born in Nottingham, the son of an architect, and studied at Nottingham School of Art under Wilson Foster. It was at the School of Art that he met his future wife, Laura Johnson, who he married in 1903.
Harold was a quiet character who is largely remembered, unfairly, as an adept but unexciting painter, while Laura (later Dame Laura) was flamboyant in both her life and art and achieved greater public renown. After spending time in Paris and then at Staithes on the North Yorkshire coast, Harold Knight moved to Newlyn, with Laura, in 1907. The couple mainly lived and worked in Lamorna, becoming key figures in the Lamorna group, and they remained in Cornwall until 1919. During the First World War, Knight?
S high principles led him to be a conscientious objector, which earned him the rebuke of many of his colleagues and former friends, and put a strain on his physical and mental health as he was forced to work as a farm labourer. The item "Original Antique Large late 19th/early 20th Century British OLD MASTER OIL PAINT" is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings".
The seller is "grahamsantiquesandvintage2011" and is located in Ipswich. This item can be shipped worldwide.