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

1 portrait on display in Room 34 at the National Portrait Gallery

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 31 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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