Watching the Aerial Act. 1926. Etching. 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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