Category: Laura Knight - Oil Paintings and Watercolours
Location: Iziko Museums of Cape Town
Image Available From: As above
Pixels: 1237 x 1023
Tags: Babies and children, Cornwall, Landscapes, Seascapes
Oil on canvas 59 x 70⅞ inches
First exhibited; London Royal Academy 1910 No. 712
Another scene of children playing on a hill overlooking Newlyn Harbour close to Mrs beer’s house, where the artist and her husband Harold Knight lodged when they first came to stay in Cornwall.
George Clausen purchased the work for The South African Gallery.
“Another remarkable work is Flying the Kite, the principal contribution by Mrs Knight, which would not be out of place in The Tate Gallery – Times 16th May 1910 p.4
© Reproduced with permission of The Estate Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2020 All Rights Reserved