Two (2) Dame Laura Knight, R.A. (United Kingdom, 1877-1970) works on paper. 1st item: Charcoal on paper drawing titled "Prompter", depicting a human figure acting as a theatrical prompter (someone who provides performers with their lines when they forget). Titled and signed "Laura Knight" lower to center right. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 13 5/8" H x 9 7/8" W. Framed – 19 5/8" H x 15 5/8" W. 2nd item: Drypoint etching on paper titled "Country Girls" depicting three young women seated together, two depicted in profile and one depicted in three quarter view, against a plain background. Signed "Laura Knight" in pencil, lower right under the plate. Typed artist's label, en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame with metallic trim. Plate – 9 1/8" H x 6 3/4" W. Sight – 12 5/8" H x 9 1/8" W. Framed – 17 5/8" H x 13 5/8" W. Provenance: Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with acid burn to perimeter of sheet. 2nd item: Overall very good condition with light toning. Both items not examined outside of frames.
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