Watercolour, gouache and chalk on paper
32 x 22 inches
First known exhibition The Lowry and
Nottingham Castle Museum tour Laura Knight
at the Theatre 2008
Premiered by Barry Jackson in Birmingham in September 1930 and transferred later in the
same month to the Queens Theatre in London.
The scene depicts Susan Richmond ( Isabel) carrying the Spaniel ”Tuppenny of Ware”(Flush); the two taking a bow are Gwen Ffrancon Davies and Cedric Hardwicke ( Elizabeth Barrett and Edward Moulton-Barrett); Marjorie Mars with
her red hair ( Henrietta Moulton-Barrett) ;
Eileen Beldon ( Wilson); Joan Barry
( Bella Hedley); Aubrey Mallalieu ( Dr Chambers);
Scott Sunderland ( Robert Browning) and over
his shoulder the producer Henry Aylieff.
© Reproduced with permission of The Estate Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2020 All Rights Reserved