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Knight, Laura [1877-1970. UK. Illustrator/Painter/Poster Designer]
Laura Knight was born Laura Johnson in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England, on 4 Aug… subscribers only

1. Dunbar, Janet. Laura Knight. London: Collins, 1975

2. Salaman, Malcolm C. Modern masters of etching: Laura Knight. London: The Studio, 1932

3. Fox, Caroline. Dame Laura Knight. Oxford: Phaidon, 1988

4. Bolling, G. Frederic and Withington, Valerie A. The graphic work of Laura Knight, including a catalogue raisonné of her prints. Aldershot, England: Scolar Press, 1993

5. Marriott, Charles. Laura Knight: a book of drawings. London: Bodley Head, 1923

6. Wilcox, Timothy. Laua Knight at the Theatre: paintings and drawings of the ballet and the stage London: Unicorn Press, 2008 [Catalogue of an exhibition at the Lowry Centre in Salford, Greater Manchester, England; and Nottingham Castle Museum in Nottingham, England]

7. Callaway, Tenessa. Laura Knight: redefining femininity and creating the self M.A. Thesis, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, 2002

8. Knight, Laura. Oil paint and grease paint; autobiography of Laura Knight. London: Nicholson & Watson, Limited, 1936.

9. Knowles, Elizabeth. Laura Knight in the open air. Bristol, England: Sansom & Co., 2012

10. Knight, Laura. The magic of a line: the autobiography of Laura Knight. Londo:, W. Kimber, 1965

11. Bolling, G. Frederic and Withington, Valerie A. The graphic work of Laura Knight : including a catalogue raisonné of her prints. Aldershot, Hants, England: Scolar Press, 1993

12. Catalogue of works by Dame Laura Knight, D.B.E., R.A.: which will be sold by auction by Sotheby & Co. London: Sotheby & Co., 1971. [Sale catalogue]

13. Bradley, Rosie. Laura Knight portraits. London: National Portrait Gallery, 2013.

14. Laura Knight: Dame Laura Knight 1877-1970. Nottingham, England: Nottingham Castle Museum, 1989

15. Morden, Barbara C. Laura Knight: a life. New York, NY: McNidder and Grace Limited, 2014

16. Nunn, Pamela Gerrish. From Victorian to modern: innovation and tradition in the work of Vanessa Bell, Gwen John and Laura Knight. London: Philip Wilson, 2006

17. Exhibition of paintings and drawings by Dame Laura Knight. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1965

18. Laura Knight: a book of drawings. London: John Lane, the Bodley Head, 1923

19. "Camp life" and other pictures by Laura Knight. London: Ernest Brown & Phillips, 1918

20. Paintings and drawings by Laura Knight: introduction by E.V. Lucas. London: Alpine Club Gallery, 1922.

21. Catalogue of an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Harold Knight and Laura Knight. Chicago, Illinois: Art Institute of Chicago, 1914

22. Dame Laura Knight DBE RA RWS: (1877 - 1970). London: John Mitchell Fine Paintings, 2012

23. Catalogue of works by Dame Laura Knight, D.B.E., R.A. and Harold Knight, R.A. London: Sotheby & Co., 1973 [Sale catalogue]

24. Vial, Jane. Leonard Victor Mitchell. Leonard Mitchell and the Laura Knight connection: circus and gypsy themes. Wellington, New Zealand: Christopher Moore Gallery, 1993.

25. Schoenherr, Douglas E. Laura Knight. Ottawa, Ontario: National Gallery of Canada, 2005

26. Catalogue of etchings and aquatints by Laura Knight. London: Leicester Galleries, 1926

27. Dictionary of women artists volume 2, J-Z, edited by Delia Gaze Chicago, Illinois: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997 [Contains an essay on Laura Knight by Neil Walker pp.788-791]


The official Dame Laura Knight web site 

London Transport Museum 

Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance 


Art UK 


Spartacus Educational 

YouTube. Dame Laura Knight [British 1877-1970]  

Artist Biographies [Subscription service] 

Cornwall Artists Index 

Janet Dunbar, ‘Knight , Dame Laura (1877–1970)’, rev. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2009 [Subscription service] 

Grove Art Online. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online [Subscription service] 

RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History 

Royal Academy of Arts Collections 

Kathryn Hughes. ‘Dame Laura Knight and the nude controversy’ The Telegraph 11 July 2013 

Lambirth, Andrew. ‘Laura Knight was an artist skilled in the ways of the world’ The Spectator 7 September 2013 

The National Archives 

National Portrait Gallery, London 

National Art Library Catalogue 

London Transport Museum - The Collection 

Liss Llewellyn Fine Art 

Peter Nahum at The Leicester Galleries 

YouTube. Harold and Laura Knight (Newlyn School) 

YouTube. Dame Laura Knight and Ruby Loftus  

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