Literature on Artists

Literature on Dame Laura Knight DBE RA RWS and Harold Knight RA

Books: Limited Editions and Others

1920 Twenty one Drawings of the Russian Ballet by Laura knight with an Introduction by PG Konody. Published by Davis & Orrioli, London
1921 Modern Drawings: The Work of Laura Knight and Harold Knight with Forward by Ernest G. Halton, Modern Paintings Number 1, The Studio, London
1923 Laura Knight: A Book of Drawings, Forward by Charles Marriott and descriptive notes by John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, London
1936 Oil Paint and Grease Paint. Autobiography by Laura Knight. Published by Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd. London
1943 Oil paint and Grease Paint. Autobiography by Laura Knight. Published by Harmondsworth Penguin Books – 3 volumes
1950 An Artists Life. Autobiography by Sir Alfred Munnings, Museum Press, London
1962 A Proper Circus Omie by Laura Knight. Circus Life in the eyes of Joe Bert. Published by Peter Davies, London
1962 The Art of Etchings by E. S. Landsmen, Dover Publications, New York USA
1965 Magic of a Line, Autobiography by Laura Knight. Published by William Kimber & Co. Ltd. London
1975 Laura Knight Biography by Janet Dunbar. Published by William Collins Ltd., London
1977 British Etchers 1850 – 1940 by Kenneth M. Guichard. Published by Geo. Prior Company and Robin Garton, Portland, Oregon, USA
1981 The First Fifty Years of British Art of the 20th Century by Anne Kirker Wellington, National Art Gallery, New Zealand
1985 Painting in Newlyn 1880 – 1930 by Caroline Fox and Francis Greenacre, Barbican Art Gallery
1988 Drawings by Dame Laura Knight. Forward by Laura Wortley with Catalogue Notes by Caroline Fox
1988 On with the Show: Drawings by Dame Laura Knight 1877 – 1970. Forward by Laura Wortley. Catalogue Notes by Caroline Fox. Published by The Studio fine art Publications
1989 Five women painters by Tessa Grimes, Judith Collins, and Oriana Badderly. Lennard Publishing, Oxford
1993 The Graphic Work of Laura Knight by G Frederic Bolling and Valerie A Withington. Published By Scolar Press Aldershot UK and Ashgate Publishing Co. Vermont USA
1995 Impressionism in Britain by Kenneth McConkey. Barbican Art Gallery, London
2002 Under the open Sky – The Paintings of the Newlyn and Lamorna artists 1880 – 1940 in the Public Collections of Cornwall and Plymouth by Catherine Wallace. Published by Thuran, Truro, Cornwall
2003 Ella and Charles Naper by John Branfield. Published by Sansom & Company Bristol in association with Penlee House Gallery and Museum Penzance
2006 From Victorian to Modern by Pamela Gerrish Nunn. Published by Philip Wilson, London
2008 Laura Knight at the Theatre by Timothy Wilcox. Published by Unicorn Press, London
2012 Laura Knight in the Open Air by Elizabeth Knowles. Published by Sansom & Company, Bristol
2013 Laura Knight Portraits by Rosie Broadley. Published by National Portrait Gallery Publications London
2014 Laura Knight – A Life by Barbara C Morden. Published by McNidder and Grace. Pembroke Dock


1912 The Art of Harold and Laura Knight by Norman Garstin. The Studio Vol. 57 pp 183-197
1913 Mrs Laura Knight a famous woman painter by Louise Lederer. Woman at Home March pp 153-9
1917 Laura Knight her place in Art by Tis. March art pp 53-56
1930 Laura Knight as a Recorder of Circus Life. The Studio C No. 453 December pp 394-402
1932 Modern Masters of Etching: Laura Knight DBE ARA introduced by Michael Salaman, The Studio, London
1954 An Artists Experience by Dame Laura Knight. The Studio CLXlll No 740 pp 129 – 132
2007 Self Portrait by Pamela Gerrish Nunn, British Art Journal Vlll no.2 pp 53 -57

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