Oil on canvas 24 x 20 inches
First exhibited: London Royal Academy 1933 No 35 titled On the Balcony
The work depicts Miss Gladys Hynes (1888-1958), born in India who studied at the London School of Art then at Forbes School of Painting, Newlyn, Cornwall.
Miss Hynes, artist, sculptor and Illustrator lived at Penmorvah, Alexandra Road, Penzance, her permanent home was in London.
As an artist Gladys Hynes most notable works were illustrations she created for Ezra Paul’s Cantos.
Harold Knight also painted a portrait of Miss Glenys Hynes that was exhibited at the Royal Academy, London in 1920 No. 2
© Reproduced with permission of The Estate Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2018 All Rights Reserved