Dame Laura Knight with model, Ella Louise Naper ('Self Portrait')

1 portrait of Laura Knight

Dame Laura Knight with model, Ella Louise Naper ('Self Portrait')

by Dame Laura Knight
oil on canvas, 1913
60 in. x 50 1/4 in. (1524 mm x 1276 mm)
Purchased, 1971
Primary Collection
NPG 4839


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  • Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970), Artist and wife of Harold Knight. Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter in 32 portraits.

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This portrait of artist and model, the artist Ella Naper, is a bravura statement about the ability of women to paint hitherto taboo subjects on a scale and with an intensity, that heralds changes.

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  • NPG 6494: Sir Richard Branson (appears within the portrait)

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