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Dame Laura Knight (British, 1877-1970) On The Olympic

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
411
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$492$400

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Dame Laura Knight (British, 1877-1970)

On The Olympic
Signed "Laura Knight" l.r., titled and dated "...1922" l.l., with labels from John Mitchell Fine Paintings, London, and Abbott and Holder Ltd., London, affixed to the frame backing.
Charcoal on paper, sight size 12 x 9 1/2 in. (30.5 x 24.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Tear c.l., scattered creases, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf, Massachusetts and Florida.

N.B. The Olympic was a White Star steamship that sailed from Southampton to New York. Laura Knight boarded the ship as a first-class passenger on March 22, 1922.
Estimate $800-1,200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Holder Ltd., Laura Knight, Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, London, Southampton, Knight

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