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Dancing on Hampstead Heath. 1930. Aquatint. Bolling/Withington 47. 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 (sheet 16 x 11). Edition 55. A rich impression with striking contrasts, printed on cream wove paper on the full sheet. Signed, titled and annotated in pencil. $2,500.
Gilding the Lily. 1926. Soft ground etching. Bolling/Withington 47. 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 (sheet 15 1/4 x 10). Edition 20 or 35 (both numbers are given on different proofs; this one annotated '35') plus trials. A rich impression with plate tone printed on cream wove paper on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed, titled and annotated in pencil. $2,000.
Some Clowns. 1930. Drypoint. Bolling/Withington 65.iii. 13 3/4 x 9 5/8 (sheet 17 5/8 x 12 1/8). Edition 50. Illustrated: Fine Prints of the Year, 1931. A rich impression printed on cream 'England' countermarked paper, on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed and annotated 'trial proof' and 3rd state' in pencil. $2,000.
Watching the Aerial Act. 1926. Etching. Bolling/Withington 75. 11 7/8 x 10 (sheet 15 x 10 5/16). Edition c. 50. A fine impression printed on cream 'Arches' countermarked paper, on the full sheet with deckle edges. Signed and titled in pencil. $1,750.
Laura Knight sketched travelled with a circus, and made etchings, drawings and oil paintings. In her book, Oil Paint and Grease Paint she wrote, "... during the performances I drew everything from behind as the show proceeded. I made friends with the performers and they often posed for me" (p. 299).
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