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The Seamstress, 1920 (oil on canvas)

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The Seamstress, 1920 (oil on canvas)
Knight, Harold (1874-1961) / English
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
oil on canvas
1920 AD (C20th AD)
46x46 cms

In this view, the young woman is posed so that bright sunlight falls on her figure, while her face remains partly in shadow. Indoor scenes showing a woman absorbed in some leisure activity were one of Harold Knight's favourite subjects. The picture was painted in London, where Harold Knight moved after the First World War ended in 1918. His figure and portrait paintings were popular;

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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums / Bridgeman Images
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Medium 1020 × 1024 px 86 × 87 mm 2 MB
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