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Winifred Knights (1899-1947):
Full length standing nude, hands on hips (recto); rear view (verso)
Unmounted (ref: 9339)
11 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (28.6 x 24.7 cm)
Drawing to reverse
Provenance: The Artists Family
Drawing to reverse:
Lessons in anatomy were a central feature of Slade training. Knights attended the lectures given by Professor George Dancer Thane.
In its use of decisive contours and subtle shading, this portrait exemplifies the Slade tradition which sought to emulate the draughtsmanship of earlier masters such as Durer and Ingres.