Winifred Knights

Winifred Knights exhibited her work with reluctance, and a retrospective exhibition of her major paintings would total seven in number. She worked inordinately slowly, with consummate care: nothing in her work was left to chance, everything was prepared and thought out. Her reluctance to exhibit was not related to strong self-criticism, indeed the opposite would be true: her son John remembers her total confidence in her work.
She attended the Slade School of Art, London, from October 1915 to July 197, when she won the Second Prize for Figure Drawing. During this period she began to be recognised as an outstanding draughtswoman. In 1920 became the first woman to win the prestigious Prix de Rome.

Works Featured in this catalogue

Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Paradise,1921
£18,750.00
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Compositional study for The Flight into Egypt, circa 1938
£17,500.00
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Landscape with Fence, c. 1920
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for the Marriage at Cana with a self portrait, circa 1923
£8,000.00
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Portrait of Colin Gill, c.1921
£10,000.00
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for Blue Bells, circa 1937
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Owl, circa 1922
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for the Marriage at Cana, seated nude, three quarter frontal view, circa 1924
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Illustration to Algernon Blackwood’s The Centaur, 1915
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Self Portrait, circa 1916
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Self Portrait inspired by a fashion plate, circa 1914
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study of Ophrys Bertolonii, commonly known as Bertoloni’s Bee Orchid, circa 1925
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Portrait Study of Colin Gill, c.1921
£7,500.00
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for St Martin’s Altarpiece, Canterbury Cathedral, circa 1932
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Self Portrait as Little Miss Muffet, June 1918
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study of a Seated Woman for The Santissima Trinita
£3,000.00
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Self-portrait, 1920
Forthcoming
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Cartoon for Scenes from the Life of Saint Martin of Tours
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
A View to the East from the British School at Rome
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Compositional study for Pompilia
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study of the exterior of a house by Lake Piediluco
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Self-portrait
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Early compositional study for The Deluge
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Self-portrait sketching at a table
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
The Potato Harvest
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for Jairus’ Daughter
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Mabel Knights seated in a hayfield
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Leaving the Munitions Works, 1919
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study of Lineholt Farmhouse Facade, c. 1932
£7,000.00
Forthcoming
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Figure study, St Martin’s altarpiece, circa 1928
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for St Martin altarpiece, angel from the waist down
£3,000.00
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Landscape study for Santisima Trinita, circa 1924
Forthcoming
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Italian Landscape, circa 1924
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for the Marriage at Cana, circa 1923
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Edge of Abruzzi; Boat with three people on a lake, 1924-30
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Study for Scenes from the Life of St Martin of Tours, circa 1929
£15,000.00
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Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Figure Study, Scenes from the Life of St Martin of Tours, circa 1929
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Design for Wall Decoration, c.1918
Private
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
The original cartoon for The Deluge, 1920
Winifred Knights (1899 - 1947)
Landscape study for Santissima Trinita, circa 1924
£18,500.00